Category Archives: Running

Race Report: Westchester Half Marathon

Westchester Half Marathon – October 13, 2013 I ran stupid and now I’m paying for it.  A painful reminder of how I am not as young as I used to be. It was a beautiful, chilly and cloudy morning.  Perfect … Continue reading

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Falling Apart for Fall: Apple Cider Pancakes

6AM is not a time to be competitive. What was supposed to be an active recovery WOD at CrossFit on Thursday turned into a WOD that forced me to take a couple of true rest days. It was a simple … Continue reading

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Race Report: Sarah Bishop Bushwhack 10K Trail Race

Sarah Bishop Bushwhack 10K Trail Race – September 29, 2013 When a race course brings you to the highest point in Westchester, you are pretty much guaranteed more than a few really good uphill climbs. Touted as harder than the … Continue reading

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Race Report: South Nyack 10 Miler

South Nyack 10 Miler, September 8, 2013 This is actually my second year running this race, which means I like it enough to make room for it in my calendar on the second Sunday in September. It’s a nice distance. … Continue reading

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What I Did This Summer. A Wrap Up of Sorts.

It seemed like yesterday I made my Ode to Summer. Just as summer unofficially came to a close, we seem to be in the midst of a reminder that it is not officially over.  Technicalities really, but close enough. How … Continue reading

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Race Report: Stratton Faxon New Haven 20K

$1.50 tacos from one of the taco trucks on Long Wharf Drive (right off exit 46 of I-95), devoured using the trunk of my car as a table while looking out onto the water made this race worth the 1 … Continue reading

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Race Report: Riverside Park Summer Series 5K

You know you love an activity/hobby/sport/what not, when you start trying to get other people to come do it with you. I love running, and for a couple of years have been trying to get people at work to run … Continue reading

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Pork Chops and Peaches for dinner

The one thing I love about summer is how many fruits and veggies are now in season.  Peaches, berries of all kinds, squash, kale and corn. While I was on my Sunday Run-day this morning, I realized that it is … Continue reading

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Searching for a Running Buddy, Stopping for Shrimp and Coconut Grits

Finding a running buddy is like dating. You can run a lot with an assortment of people, hoping to find the right group or person you click with enough to start meeting on a regular basis. The unwritten rule of … Continue reading

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Hot Weather calls for some Coconut Ice-y Cream Goodness

I ran out of Bodyglide this weekend. As I was getting ready for yet another hot sweaty run, I used whatever I had left hoping it would be enough. It was….just enough. I stopped in at a Dick’s Sporting Goods … Continue reading

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