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NYC Marathon Week- A little bit of everything!

NYC Marathon Week- A little bit of everything!

It’s race week! Yes, the New York City Marathon IS still on.  At least that’s what they keep saying! They are not quite sure how everyone is getting to the starting line in Staten Island but I guess they’ll figure that one out later..  My thoughts and prayers have been with those up in the northeast.  I have family in Pennsylvania and Connecticut who were really affected by the storms (lost power and had some flooding). In the meantime, I’ve…

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Determining My Marathon Race Pace

Determining My Marathon Race Pace

Before running a marathon, most people have a time goal in mind.  (Especially if you have already run a marathon before at some point.) After months of hard work and training, you have a somewhat realistic idea of what time you might finish in.  I have a few friends running in the Little Rock Marathon this weekend who are running for completion. They have no time goal in mind- they just want to finish.  When I ran my first marathon…

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Racing sleeves make you fast, right?!

Racing sleeves make you fast, right?!

When I was in Memphis at the expo last week I bought some racing sleeves.  I have never worn them but I’m apparently a little behind in the running fashion community and since I found some for $9.99 I decided to give them a try.  Yesterday afternoon I was feeling better and decided to go for a 4 mile run.  It was just going to be me on the trail and it was perfect racing sleeve weather. First thoughts- mine…

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