You read all about my traveling fun, and the events ASICS had planned for our team. Now I bring you to THE day, race day. The ASICS bus was leaving our hotel at 5 a.m. The evening before I had a carb full meal, I ran into my coach on the way back and he gave me some last minute words of encouragement. Surprisingly, I … Continue reading NYC part II THE RACE
Being part of teamASICS for the New York City Marathon has been an incredible journey so far. I’ve made lots of new friends, connected with amazing, inspiring people, and have had my own coach! Andrew Kastor, better known as coach Kastor, has been an incredible tool in my training. A little bit about him…Coach Kastor has been running for a pretty long time, lots of … Continue reading A letter to my coach
For the webisode 4 series of the “5 to the finish line” teamASICS, we wanted your questions! You all handed in some great questions and lots of nutrition, what to eat during training! Well the video is out and here are what some of the members of teamASICS New York City Marathon team has to say: It’s getting close, less than 30 days out from … Continue reading You had questions, we had answers
Ask and you shall receive! I told you all I was working on something special for you all! I got many emails and comments about what Vega Sport is and how it helps and discount codes and my oh my. For those that aren’t aware, Vega Sport is a clean, plant-based, natural, three-stage nutrition System. It was made specifically to help athletes perform at their best—before, during, … Continue reading Powered by Vega Sport
WOW! What a crazy training schedule its been for the Goofy’s Race and a Half Challenge!!!! This past weekend I finally was successful at completing high mileage. The race is just 2 weeks away and I feel ready! I ran a local half marathon a few weeks back and set out to do a mock Goofy run. After completing the half, I went home and iced and … Continue reading Training ups and downs
I know many of you are curious as to how to fuel for an evening or late race. They are unique experiences. Everything is new from your running, weather, hunger, and stride. Running a night time race is a little different from running those crack of dawn early races. I have had the chance to run both. How you fuel for ANY race is important. … Continue reading Fueling for a night time race
Many of us have experienced pre race anxiety at some point. I know I did for my first 5K and my first half marathon. Surprisingly I was prepared and excited for my first full marathon and I did not have any anxiety or nerves! Here are some ways that helped me control my pre race nerves. You might think you are the only one on … Continue reading Tips to calm pre race nerves!
After Alpha and I ran our 10K, I couldn’t wait for the full marathon! I was excited and oddly enough I wasn’t as nervous as I was the previous week. There was one thing on my mind….BLISTERS!!!! I just finished the 10K and had blister thst starting bothering me at mile 2! While at the expo I did have the opportunity to meet up with Get … Continue reading I am a marathoner! My Walt Disney World Marathon memories
So along for the marathon weekend we also signed up for the newly added 10K to the race weekend. Here is my recap: It’s kind of hard for Alpha and I to pass up an inaugural race so we HAD to do this one! Granted I must have been nuts when I signed up because I had also signed up to run my first full … Continue reading Walt Disney World Inaugural 10K race!!!
This is almost starting to become unreal! I can’t believe my first full marathon is just weeks away! I am excited and nervous at the same time. I wish training had gone a little better for me, but at least I am on the right track. I have a few more chances to do some long distance training and I am hoping that will … Continue reading It’s less than a month away!