• Recaps

    Miles for Mommy: TCS NYC Marathon 2015 Race Recap

    About a week ago I ran one of the world’s greatest races: the TCS New York City Marathon. It took me a week to gather myself back together. After the race I got a bad head cold that I am still recovering from! No one told me about that! Anyway, it was an experience that I will never forget, let me tell you all about it. Shakeout run done!! We are TCS NYC Marathon ready!!! #tcsnycmarathon #gorunit #runners #runnerscommunity A photo posted by GeekFitLifestyle (@geekfitlifestyle) on Oct 31, 2015 at 12:53pm PDT I had been training for this race for 5 months and it was all worth it the day…

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    #TCSNYCMarathon Training: 22 Mile Run Done! Time To Taper!

    The homestretch is upon us!! The TCS New York City Marathon is just 19 days away and I completed my longest run of my training program on Sunday. I woke up at dark O’ thirty along with a few run buds of mine and we set out to Staten Island to run our 22 miler. We ran 9 miles and finished the last 13 in NYRR’s Five Borough Series Staten Island Half Marathon. I wish I could say it was easy but it wasn’t. To refresh your memory – this same half marathon was my very first half just last year! I was dealing with bad ITB issues so I…

  • Personal

    #TCSNYCMarathon Training: How Long Are These Long Runs??

    Today marks exactly 39 days until showtime aka the TCS NYC Marathon. If you’re reading my blog for the first time – I (Janelle) am currently training and this will be my first full marathon. I am scared as ever!!! Since the last update I have gotten deep into the program and have done a few super long runs! I’ve been able to complete a 14 and 18 miler and…. I’m still alive! Yay! I had an off week and wasn’t able to do my 16 but I couldn’t work backwards or rush to get it done so I kept the program going. Let me also mention that this was…

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    Asics Reveals Gel Quantum 360 Running Shoe!

    Asics revealed their latest running shoe – the GEL Quantum 360 last night here in NYC and I was excited to be invited to the exclusive event. We had a first look at the shoe and a brief run down about the ideas and science behind the creation of the shoe. Say hello to the official 2015 TCS NYC Marathon shoe! Check out some more details and specifics below! Dubbed one of their most innovative shoes ever – the Gel Quantum 360 offers a full 360 degree experience of their Gel technology. The full length trusstic system will be sure to deliver that springy ride needed for every workout. Specs: –…