Tag Archives: NYC Marathon

Marathon Training for Aging Dummies with appeal for runners and non-runners alike!

This post will appeal to anyone who has ever training for any road race, especially a marathon. It may appeal even more to runners’ friends and relatives who think running is nuts, especially spouses of these crazy runners. I am … Continue reading

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The power of running … and the running community

Running equals sneakers plus putting one foot in front of the other. Period. Or I suppose some people might even eliminate the sneakers. The point is that it’s the easiest possible physical activity to get started with. At least in … Continue reading

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You’re never too old to have a new goal … right?

One thing I learned from my experiences in taking up running late in life is that you can do pretty well everything everyone younger than you can do, but not necessarily at the same pace. Running programs are finally starting to … 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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