Tag Archives: New York City

The gift of running, an inclusive activity

Yesterday was my first day of running outside since the Chicago Marathon three months ago.  After a few short, slow re-entry sessions on the treadmill at the gym last week, I donned my winter running kit and headed out for … Continue reading

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SuperStorm Sandy trumps other plans

It’s impossible for me to blog about personal goal-setting or concerns about food safety and agri-business while the impact of Sandy’s wrath on the U.S. east coast is still unfolding.  The storm – a once-in-a-lifetime convergence of 2 storms along with … Continue reading

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NYC marathon, once upon a time…

After having had to cancel my spot in 2010, in February 2011 I claimed my guaranteed registration in the 2011 NYC marathon.  Training began soon afterwards.  Well, it began in a fashion.  My husband, my brother, and I all signed up to run … Continue reading

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Beware those tempting marathon lotteries, you might just “win”

Be warned, the high one feels when completing one’s first half marathon can be a dangerous thing.  For a while, everything seems possible, especially the opportunity to repeat the feeling.  Of course, the desire to repeat the feeling doesn’t include … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day, NYC, and running

Our annual St. Patrick’s Day snow, which came a few days early this year, has been dealt a mighty blow by our very own St. Patrick’s Day miracle.  Yesterday marked the first of what is supposed to be a week … Continue reading

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