Race Video: 2017 NYC Marathon

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This was a tough year for me. If you read this space, you know that for the first time in nine years, I didn’t line up on Staten Island and run the 26.2 miles to Central Park. BUT, I did get out there. I made the best of the day by going all over the…

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Where Should I Watch on Race Day?

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Where Should I Watch on Race Day?

I’ve been getting a lot of questions asking me where runners should tell their friends and family to go and watch them while they run the TCS NYC Marathon. Check out my other posts on the TCS NYC Marathon here. First know that there are some apps that spectators need to have on their phone. Essential…

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I have to admit it

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I’ve been holding onto something for weeks that I haven’t been able to admit to myself. There’s really no other option at this point, I need to face up to my reality. On November 5th, for the first time in 10 years, I will not line up at Fort Wadsworth in Staten Island and participate…

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Gear Review: ASICS DynaFlyte 2

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Gear Review: ASICS DynaFlyte 2

I’m excited that ASICS sent me a pair of the DynaFlyte 2 to check out. The Launch of ASICS DynaFlyte When they launched the first DynaFlyte, there was a pretty big event in NYC that included a run with Olympian Ryan Hall. While the actual run wasn’t much to talk about (a shortened bottom loop of…

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TCS NYC Marathon Start Village

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Yesterday was an exciting day with the release of Wave, Corral and Start Village assignments from the NYRR for the TCS NYC Marathon. (If you haven’t seen yours yet, you can log into your account at mynyrr.org to find it.) I got a lot of questions about how the start works once you take the…

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Gear Review: Mizuno Wave Sky

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Are you a runner who wears neutral shoes? If you are you need to check out the new Mizuno Wave Sky. If you read this space, you know that I’m a fan of Mizuno. I started adding them to my shoe rotation back in late 2011 when I was training to run my first (and…

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