New Years Resolutions

Sirrah 1. My number one race goal this year is to overcome my fear of open water swimming. For those of you who do not suffer from this issue it will be hard to comprehend because this is totally irrational. I’ve done the NYC Triathlon twice now, and the first year I was totally surprised…

Race Review: The Ugly Sweater Run!

The Ugly Sweater Run – 5k December 20, 2014 Citi Field, Queens Benefits Save the Children I love this time of year. People are cheery, the city is decorated in festive blinking lights, and snow seems magical instead of wet, cold blobs from my personal hell. I also love cliché holiday activities like seeing the Rockefeller…

Warm hands, warm heart

When it’s cold, I get super cold fingers and become a total whiny baby about life, so hand warmers are a big part of my winter. On Marathon Sunday I got to a chance to try out my boyfriend’s new toy: the Zippo reusable hand warmer . Here’s the deal – you have to provide the…

Race Review: Holiday Half Marathon

It all started with a friend’s birthday request: “l”Let’s run a race instead of going out. I found a half marathon in Bay Ridge with a MEDAL on my birthday. Let’s do it.” The first to sign up was Scott. He had gotten an injury two years ago that sidelined his fitness goals. Finally feeling…

Race Review: Jingle Bell Jog

  Jingle Bell Jog 4 Miler December 6, 2014 Prospect Park, Brooklyn New York Road Runners race benefiting their youth running programs I am in search of the best holiday race, so this is the first of my three holiday race reviews of races i can easily get to from my house. If any of…