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Course Description: Brooklyn Half Marathon

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2015 AirBnB Brooklyn Half

With just three weeks left until the Brooklyn Half Marathon, it’s time for me to talk about the course. I love this race because it runs through the borough of my birth and saw the birth of both of my parents. And, when running down Ocean Parkway, we run near my father’s high school as well as…

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Gear Review: ASICS Gel-NIMBUS 18

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ASICS Gel-Nimbus 18

Fun fact, did you know that the name ASICS is an acronym for the Latin phrase anima sana in corpore sano which translates as “a healthy mind in a healthy body?” No? Well you do now. And while I can’t confess to having such a healthy mind, I can report that my body, despite being…

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Running With Your GoPro – Still Photo Settings for Dummies

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Running with Your GoPro

In the third installment of “Running With Your GoPro” I address the issue of settings for still photos. This is the appropriate time to remind you, I’m not a professional by any stretch of the imagination, I’m an enthusiast. I took some heat in the comments of my post on video settings (which I deleted as they…

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Baggage and Transportation Options for the TCS NYC Marathon

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TCS NYC Marathon Logo

Yesterday, the NYRR opened up registration for baggage and transportation options for the TCS NYC Marathon. So which should you choose?   Transportation to the TCS NYC Marathon Start Bus or Ferry? This one is a no brainer.

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Prepping for Your First Big Race (as told through photos of my son)

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Prepping for Your First Big Race (as told through photos of my son)

With training for the NYRR Airbnb Brooklyn Half in full swing, I’m inspired by Kelly Roberts at RunSelfieRepeat.com and her post on the Half Marathon Through Emojis to help you visualize what you go through from finding out you got into the race of your dreams to toeing the starting line – told through photos of my son (born three days before I ran the…

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Race Video: NYRR United NYC Half

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My son kissing hardware earned at the 2016 NYRR United NYC Half

At long last, my race video from the NYRR United NYC Half is posted!! I know, I know, it’s been almost a month, what the heck have I been doing, right? I’ll tell you what I’ve been doing, I’ve been working on the redesign of this site! Check it out, pretty cool huh? I’m still…

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