I ran my first oversees marathon in September. It was the Berlin Marathon. While planning for this big running adventure, I had a lot of questions: What is the cheapest way to fly to Europe? How will jet lag affect my marathon performance? How can I make the most of my time in Europe? What… Continue reading How to Plan a Berlin Marathon Vacation
Getaway 5K Race Plan
The St. Pete Getaway 5K is this weekend! I've been looking forward to this race, as it will give me a little better understanding of what my race pace for Philly will be. I still have one long run planned for Saturday, and the race is on Sunday. I'm not expecting it to be my… Continue reading Getaway 5K Race Plan
Marathon Lottery Odds
Marathon Lottery Odds Some people play the lottery every week, hoping that this time will be different. I, on the other hand, like to enter marathon lotteries. So far, I have entered the Chicago Marathon lottery (twice), the Marine Corp Marathon lottery, the Big Sur Marathon lottery, the New York City Marathon lottery, the London… Continue reading Marathon Lottery Odds
7 Things on Amazon Every Marathon Runner Needs
I'm not sure I could live without these running favorites. Bonus, you can buy them without having to leave your house! Top 7 Amazon Products for Runners Here are some of my favorite running products on Amazon and why you should love them too! 1. Level Terrain Flip Belt I've tried it all, the running… Continue reading 7 Things on Amazon Every Marathon Runner Needs
What Makes a Good Race?
Aid Station at Chicago MarathonFor me, running isn’t just for health... it’s a way for friends to get together, a way to explore new cities, and a way to test my limits. I’ve run many races in distances ranging from the 5K to the marathon. I’ve loved some races, and hated others. As I plan… Continue reading What Makes a Good Race?