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TCS NYC Marathon Course Description

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TCS NYC Marathon

The second article in my series for getting ready to run the TCS NYC Marathon focuses on the course description – when to expect hills, when to expect crowds, when you need to dig deep and when you can just relax and enjoy the run (spoiler alert, the entire time). The first article focused on…

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TCS NYC Marathon – Pre-Race Tips

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As an eight-time race veteran and New York City local for more than 20 years, I have a bit of an insider’s view on the TCS NYC Marathon. Below is my take on the pre-race festivities. There’s a second post (they’re too long to post as one combined article) that goes into my course description.…

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On Course Nutrition

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On Course Nutrition

I’m at the top of my training arc for the TCS NYC Marathon which means my weekends are taken up with long runs and cross training and thoughts about what race day are going to be like. Part of my training means reminding myself how to take on calories and hydrate on those long runs.…

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TCS NYC Marathon Settles Lawsuit

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There’s been a bit of an uproar since the NYRR announced that they were setteling a lawsuit in a case about processing fees for the TCS NYC Marathon. The case was brought on by a few sore losers who were upset because they didn’t get into the race via the lottery and wanted their $11 back.…

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I’m a TCS NYC Marathon Ambassador!

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In late 2007 I had just run my very first half marathon and on a whim decided to enter my name into the lottery for the then, ING NYC Marathon. Never in a million years did I think I would get in, and never in a million years did I ever really think that I…

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Lower Back Stretch

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Lower Back Stretch

Do you walk around in flip flops? I do, and I don’t know if it’s an issue with me getting older or something else, but I find that after two days, my lower back starts to ache a little. This tends to happen after long runs as well. So in keeping with my post from…

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