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The Aftermath

The NYC Marathon changed my life.  It is possibly the best decision I have ever made.  I have changed as a person, not just physically but emotionally and spiritually as well.  The outpouring of love and support has really been … Continue reading

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Game Time!

So the day has arrived!  It seems like ages ago that I started this journey.   Each day I marked off the training on the overview of the entire training schedule.  16 weeks of training and there are no more … Continue reading

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Last Minute Preparations

Training is all but over.  Tomorrow is a rest day so that means I hit the gym and stretch for an eternity.  Then Saturday is a quick mile and a half run then thats it.  Then it’s race day. This … Continue reading

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Two weeks to go

This morning I did the last ten miles of the marathon.  Started at 60th st and 1st ave, up into the Bronx and back down to Tavern on the Green.  Took it slow and didn’t stop once.  I actually had … Continue reading

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keep on keepin’ on

Today starts a new week of training.  The miles get more and more, the race gets closer and closer and self motivation gets harder and harder.  It seems so much easier to not go for a run.  It’s a constant … Continue reading

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Race high/Rash low

This one is long overdue.  I first want to say that I have an awesome sister and an awesome girlfriend.  After sorting out my PICC line mess, my insurance confusion and getting through the first few days of exhaustion caused … Continue reading

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breakthrough?

I’m back to running.  Yesterday I decided to go for a run and test my busted right calf.  Picked the easy lower loop of Central Park as my testing ground.  I was nervous and tentative about the run so I … Continue reading

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