Wine & Dine Countdown: Go to Sleep

Wine & Dine Countdown: Go to Sleep

A mere 6 days after I run the NYC Marathon I’m heading to Disney World for the Wine & Dine Half Marathon. Why? Because self-control is vastly overrated, that’s why. Night races are kind of a weird Disney phenomena in many respects. It’s not typical for you to start a race around 10 pm and … Continue reading

How to Wake Up Early Part Deux

How to Wake Up Early Part Deux

It should come as no shock to anyone that basically it’s getting darker earlier and staying that way longer. I know, I know, total buzzkill. Rowing season ends next Thursday, which would normally mean that my waking up early ends next Thursday but we’ve decided to sign up for a winter conditioning class over at … Continue reading

26.2 Days of Fall Marathoning: Cheerleaders!

You know how cheerleaders have a kind of peculiar place in American popular culture? They’re a sport, they’re not a sport, it’s all a misogynistic plot to keep women oppressed on the sidelines cheering for men meanwhile where are all the male cheerleaders cheering on women’s teams? Are you doing good spirit fingers? Let’s put … Continue reading

Right of First Refusal

Right of First Refusal

I’m pretty excited because I decided to commit to something a few weeks ago. Assuming Disney doesn’t refuse the sale, I’m on my way to being a Disney Vacation Club Member! After the last few trips, I realized that especially on race weekends there’s nothing better than having a washer/dryer because that’s how I vacation … Continue reading

Thanks, Mom.

I’ve been trying to figure out how I feel about participating in races ever since the Staten Island half marathon this weekend. At the end of the race, I plopped myself onto the grass and buried my head in my hands and decided races are not for me anymore. And I still feel that way. … Continue reading