Disney World Driving with Mom

…And sometimes you do the best you can.

I ran the 2010 ING NYC Marathon the best I could last Sunday and that’s all my Mom wanted me to do. It’s incredible the way life lessons can finally be learned over a lifetime.  It’s taken me 32 years to understand why my Mom was right.  And it’s funny that an athletic endeavor really … Continue reading

You run and you try to do your best…

For me, my best yesterday, my first marathon, was 3 hours 16 minutes 38 seconds – a pace of 7 minute 30 second miles for 26.2 miles.  I am extremely happy with this result.  To put it in perspective, I came in 2217th place out of 44,829 finishers putting me in the top 5%.  I … Continue reading

My Goal and Why I Have One

My training for the marathon began with surgery.  On March 17th I registered for the 2010 New York City Marathon as I lay in bed recovering from having my umbilical hernia repaired.  That gave me 5 weeks of rest before starting my 6-week training plan for the Brooklyn Half-Marathon.  If I could run that in … Continue reading

33-838: Follow Me!

It’s official – Number 33-838, 2nd Wave, Orange.  Start time: 10:10 AM Follow me as I run around New York City! There are 3 ways to do it – SMS text message updates, via the interwebs, or through the mobile app. If you’re planning to watch the race from the various places around New York … Continue reading

The Last 10 Miles

Today I ran the last 10 miles of the Marathon with the Prospect Park Track Club. Next week, after 16 miles, I will be running it again  – with my Mom. And I will be running with all of the people who are supporting me. Also running with me in Mile 16 will Peter & … Continue reading

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