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
This race was the most epic of all epicness!!! Is that even a word…it will be for now.. The moment came, the day we were leaving for New York. I was still packing last minute because I had moved just days before and I couldn’t find anything! But I made sure that my race day gear was all there and in my carry on luggage! … Continue reading NYC Marathon, the beginning.
It has been an incredible experience! From the minute we got on the plane, to this moment right now. I just LOVE everything about New York. The lights, the sound, the people, it’s all amazing. I’ve been doing lots of thing with ASICS and I can’t be more grateful. It has been full of fun. The day we went to the expo was a day … Continue reading The night before the race
Here we are! Days away from the New York City marathon! Months and months of training, and overcoming new obstacles hasn’t been the easiest of roads. But I have managed to stay positive, stay focused, and continue to fight. I can not describe my level of excitement! I have worked REALLY hard to survive training, now it will all carry me through my 26.2 miles … Continue reading Packing my ASICS
This is it everyone! The race of my dreams is JUST around the corner! I can’t believe this is all happening! It has been such a roller coaster with my training but I do feel ready and I do feel good going into the NYC Marathon. I am getting all my stuff together and packing my bags. I don’t want to forget anything so I … Continue reading New York, I am packing my bags!
If you read my last blog post, then you all know how amazing and helpful coach Kastor is. He has been running for a pretty long time, lots of cross-country, track, and road running. He has a degree in Exercise Physiology. After graduating college, he created and coached a non-profit running club called the High Sierra Striders. He is now the head coach for the ASICS Mammoth Track Club … Continue reading #GoRunIt with Coach Kastor
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
So October is finally here!! Probably my most busy, crazy, month that I will have this year. But now the day has come where I can reveal my BIG announcement….. ready…. Before I tell you all, I just want you all to remember to BELIEVE in yourselves. I can’t tell you how important that is when you are trying to be successful. You have that … Continue reading Never stop dreaming..
Everyone has challenges, many have battles we know nothing about. That is why training is so important. Sometimes things don’t happen as well plan so with training so far in advance, we have plenty of time to try and try again. If you have a bad run, or going through a bad streak, keep trying. Change things up, run the opposite way, run at a … Continue reading We all face challenges