• Recaps

    G. Larry James Legacy 5K + Atlantic City Half (2019 Recap)

    This past weekend was packed with miles on the pavement, starting with a 5K on Saturday followed by a half marathon on Sunday. The weather was amazing on Saturday and called for a perfect running day. It was a bit chilly in the morning so I had on a light running long sleeved top… and a jacket. Definitely a rookie mistake! Five minutes in I was hot but was able to finish strong. Upon crossing the finish I was overwhelmed with nausea but ended up fine. I was definitely overheated. Sunday was chilly and cloudy. The forecast called for rain and everyone hoped it would hold out for the race,…

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    NYC: FREE Fitbit Local Bodyweight Bootcamp & Cardio Boxing!

    If you’re in New York City this weekend and want to get a jump start on getting your summer body right, join Fitbit at the W New York – Downtown for a FREE bodyweight bootcamp and cardio boxing class! Classes will be lead by Fitbit Local Ambassadors Jason Tran and Josh Martinez and are open to all fitness levels. Even if you’re not working on the summer bod, but you want a nice workout to get you motivated, this FREE workout is perfect! Here’s the scoop: When: Sat, April 27, 2019 Time: 3:30 PM Where: W New York – Downtown, 8 Albany Street, New York, NY 10006 Stick around after…

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    NYRR Run as One 4M (2019 Race Recap)

    Over the weekend I ran the NYRR Run as One 4 miler, and this one was especially fun. (Insert sarcasm here). In all of the years this race has been running, this Saturday’s was the first time it rained. And I’m not talking sprinkles! It poured. Despite the moist conditions I still headed out there and got it done with thousands of other runners. I woke up around 6am and saw it was still kind of dark and that the rain was pretty consistent. I was dressed and ready to go by 7 but the whole time I thought about staying home. I convinced myself to head out the door…

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    Get Active With #NYRROpenRun – Free Weekly Runs and Walks!

    Now that we’re getting a BIT closer to warmer weather in New York (although it doesn’t seem so), I thought it would be fun to share this bit of information for those who are looking for a place to start in the running world! If you’re in the 5 boroughs and you want to join a fun active community to jump-start your goals, keep reading! New York Road Runners has partnered with community leaders and volunteers to bring you FREE weekly runs and walks in neighborhood parks all over New York City. Each run / walk will also get you steps closer to fun incentives like T-shirts, water bottles, free…