This week I realized that living in New York City is going to be a huge test to my patience. One big, huge test, mostly being administered by tourists. Because when five four-person families, all headed to the museum of natural history together, push past you to board the C train, and then all stumble over you in unison when the train departs because they don’t know about the jolting nature of public transportation, and then deter you from actually getting off the train at your stop, (Which happened to be the same stop they were getting off at. Why weren’t they moving?!) it’s really hard to not scoff an “Oh my god” at them under your breath. … Read More
Remember when I said I was taking a break from running this week?
Yeah, that lasted all of 3 days.
I mean, I sort of knew that I’d end up caving in and going for a Thanksgiving Day run and I blame my favorite running trails. They are less than a mile away from my hometown house and I really don’t think I’ll ever be able to pass up the opportunity to take to them with my running shoes when I’m home visiting my family. … Read More
Saturdays were made for running 6 miles. At least that’s what I’ve discovered since moving to Manhattan. I mean, the loop around Central Park is almost exactly a 10K, so why wouldn’t I run around it every weekend, right? … Read More
BAM! Just finished a 10K as part of Just Keep Sweating and Fit Appetit’s virtual Race for Relief. Click the link below to find out how you can participate and help raise money and awareness for Hurricane Sandy Relief. Anyone, anywhere can do it! Plus, Carolyn (of Just Keep Sweating) is entering everyone who participates into a giveaway where you can win some pretty sweet swag! … Read More
The storm may be over, but the road to recovery for many of the Hurricane Sandy victims has barely even begun.
I traveled to Staten Island last weekend to run in the Staten Island Marathon for Sandy Relief and the harsh reality of the situation there, and in all of the areas that were severely hit by the storm, is that although much help has already been provided, they are going to need lots and lots more for some time to come.
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