Running the last ten miles of the New York City Marathon course a week or two before Marathon Sunday is a tradition among local New York City runners.
The 2016 Synchrony Financial Rock n’ Roll Brooklyn Half Marathon was held on Saturday October 8th. I’ve run a number of Rock n’ Roll events – they are generally well organized and cater to runners of all levels and to charity runners. The expo was held on Thursday and Friday at a midtown location near … Read More
The New York Mini 10K Tomorrow is the 45th running of the New York Mini 10K! The Mini or Mini10K (as it’s universally known) is the world’s original women-only road race. The first Mini, in 1972 was the Crazylegs Mini Marathon, a six-mile race in Central Park with 72 finishers. It was named the Mini, short … Read More
The Expo for the Virgin Money London Marathon was held at an exhibition center called the ExCel Center. It was not in the center of London, but it was easily accessible by public transportation. The Expo was big, bright and festive, with something for everyone. If you know me, you know that I love expos, … Read More
There is nothing like the thrill of running through Times Square and 42nd Street!!
A year ago, in November 2014, I was wandering around the expo for the New York City Marathon at the Javits Center, in Manhattan. As I meandered through the various booths, I had a few conversations about running and travel. Out of the blue, three months later, I received an email inviting me to visit … Read More
The Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon and Half-Marathon were held on May 3, 2015. The first weekend of May happens to be an extremely popular marathon weekend. The Pittsburgh Marathon has been on my list for a long time and I decided that 2015 would be the year that I would run in the Steel … Read More
I spent 4 days in Kyoto, and 6 days in Tokyo. It was so special, I think that I was overwhelmed, that I didn’t know where to start writing or describing everything I saw and felt. I wrote so many blog posts in my mind, but somehow never actually put pen to paper. The highlight … Read More
The 2014 Beer Mile World Championships took place this week in Austin, Texas. In the women’s race, the winner was Elizabeth Herndon, breaking the world record by 11 seconds, with a time of 6 minutes, 17 seconds! In the men’s race, the winner was Corey Gallagher, with a time of just over 5 minutes. There … Read More
[ULTRA]Marathon Sunday!! Sunday is Marathon Sunday at WRFM featuring Marathon Reports, and running-related stories, often from guest bloggers (see this post:Share Your Marathon Reports! (Guest Bloggers Wanted). Guest Blogger,Amanda Hughs writes a blog called Tiger Runner Chica. Both Amanda and I love to run, belong to the Marathon Maniacs and are InkNBurn Ambassadors. She recently … Read More