Tag Archives: Running

Re-IGNITING My Love for Running: PUMA Ignite Review

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Believe it or not, my longest run since racing the 2014 NYC Marathon in November only took place this past weekend.

On Saturday I ran 5 miles (to and over the Brooklyn Bridge then back) and even though it was super windy ( almost just as windy as it had been on the day of the marathon), I was instantly reminded of everything I love about both distance running and running in NYC.

Part of this was thanks to my new PUMA Ignite sneakers. I’ve been running in them over the past few weeks, but I’ll get to those in a minute, though, because first I have a few other updates to fill you in on. Read More

2014: A Year of Running (and lots of other things) In Review

Ahhh guys! I’ve been feeling really guilty about the fact that I haven’t updated since before Thanksgiving.

It’s not you, it’s me.

I’ve been stuck in this annoying all or nothing mindset; it’s like, since I’m working full time, commuting nearly 4 hours every day and constantly traveling back and forth between two cities, I don’t have as much time to blog as I used to, so I feel like I can’t blog at all. It’s almost like that famous Ron Swanson quote…

I don’t want to half ass Hungry Runner. So instead of trying to work on some new posts in my free time, I’ve been avoiding it completely, which is a silly thing to do because I’m still incredibly passionate about this site and about running and fitness and food and writing.

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What to Wear for a Marathon + a Skirts Sports Giveaway

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Me in my Skirt Sports Jette Skirt during the 2014 NYC Marathon.

No matter what the weather forecast or what time of year, trying to figure out what to wear for a marathon can be a huge source of stress. Not only do you have to spend 16 weeks training to run a 26.2-mile race, but you have to decide what to wear on race day, too? That’s just bonkers! No one needs that much stress in their lives.

But if you sign up to run a marathon, you will eventually have to deal with choosing what to wear on race day, so let’s talk some general tips. (Oh and don’t worry, all of the stress is totally worth it in the end.)

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Hungry Running Race Recap: 2014 NYC Marathon

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So, I finished my first marathon.

On Saturday when I wrote “I’m running a marathon tomorrow,” I said that sentence sounded crazy to me. Well, the one above now sounds even crazier.

I did it, and I’m still kind of in shock that I actually finished the race. A whole marathon. 26.2 miles.

Not that I ever doubted myself, but this was definitely one of the toughest things I’ve ever done and there were points during the race where my mind was telling me to give up. I definitely hit a wall around mile 17 and it took every ounce of my determination to keep going.

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