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 againĀ  – 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

On the Waterfront

A warm spell – Indian summer – here in Brooklyn. Truly wasn’t sure what I was running today, but knew I wanted to run on the waterfront in Red Hook. I never meant to run fast this being the recovery/taper time, but after the first mile I was nicely warmed up. Heading up the park … Continue reading

Almost to Marathon: The Taper!

It’s been 5 months since the Brooklyn Half-Marathon and the official start of training for the Marathon. Months of training are behind me, miles of road has passed beneath my feet. My body has held together this far. Finally, now is the time to relax, to recover, to get these muscles, these bones, this Pegleg … Continue reading

The Longest Long Run

Here it is: the longest long run of my training. The longest long run of my life until now. Mike and I set out for 28 miles, meeting in Prospect Park at 7:15. Our plan was to run 6 or so miles before meeting the Prospect Park Track Club at 8 am. Many people have … Continue reading

The Dog Days of Training

For a few weeks, all my efforts were focused on running and raising money for Gilda’s Club. After a long, physical day of work at the Park Slope Food Coop, I’d come home and quickly change into my running gear and hit the pavement. Computer time was spent making posters for my fundraiser, thanking my … Continue reading

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    October 2010
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