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It’s here. The race that was 2 years in the making. I’m going to start with a HUGE spoiler alert… I Finished!! After having to defer last year, there wasn’t much that could keep me from crossing that finish line. On Friday evening, Bestie aka Wifey and I met up at the DC Convention Center to pick up our packets together. And really to get feedback on which expo gear to buy…. Read More

There was a phrase my parents used a lot when I was growing up. They said, “Keep fighting the Good Fight.” For the longest time I didn’t know what they were talking about. I thought maybe that was a product of their New York Borough upbringing. Which I imagine looked something like West Side Story… Turns out I was wrong. The Good Fight is knowing when it’s okay not give in and… Read More

Running races has become very popular. So popular in fact that many sell out in mere minutes. Unfortunately, this can become very frustrating. Yesterday, I got shut out of the 17.75km. Upon completion this would of guaranteed my entry into the Marine Corps Marathon (MCM). The race filled in 9 minutes!!┬áThat’s right 9 minutes! It opened at noon, while I was in a meeting not near a computer. By the time I… Read More

That’s right I completed my very first marathon in November! It’s kind of daunting achieving a goal that was on your lifetime bucket list. Of all the posts I’ve written thus far, this required the most thought. Running a marathon is a surreal experience. I was pushed to the brink of my mental and physical endurance… and I can’t wait to do another. Let’s start at the beginning. The very first half… Read More