Ran my first half yesterday since having my baby in 2013. Brooklyn Half in 2:12:43. It was my slowest, but I’ll take it because training was hard to fit in with the baby! Training was what I’d call “bootleg.” LOL I also turned my ankle on Wednesday on my last run (got overzealous on Ridgewood more »
After an epic winter and training through it, winter did not loosen its grip on us for this past Saturday DC Rock n Roll marathon. Instead, it gave us yet another hurdle to overcome. Freezing rain and wind from the beginning to the end of the 26.xx (most Gamines measured an at least an extra .25 miles), more »
At the DC Nike Women’s Half Marathon. Gina Imperato with a PR of 1:57:31, Tracy Keller with an awesome 1:55:45 and I ran my FIRST half at 2:00:33. It was an amazing experience, perfect weather, scenery and friends .
SHAMROCK MARATHON – Congratulations to all the Fleet Feet / Essex finishers at today’s marathon in Virginia Beach: Paul Pierotti … 3:18:16 (PR) Amanda Ryan … 3:50:28 (PR) Jon Alaya … 3:56:55 Craig Van Doren … 4:10:17 (Training Run) Mick Close … 4:10:26 Samantha Spitaletta … 4:29:17 (PR) Bryan Manfria … 4:44:54 Don Manfria … more »
Comparison is the death of joy, according to Mark Twain. This past weekend I traveled to Virginia Beach for their annual Shamrock Marathon/Half Marathon. I went alone, but met up with about 20 members of my running club, the majority of whom were running the marathon; I was signed up for the half. I had no more »
Philadelphia Half Marathon, November 17 After my first half (Jan, 2012), I knew I could do better than my 2:22 finish time. But immediately after that, I’ve been battling wonky hamstrings, a yucky piriformis and two stress fractures. Frustrating to say the least, because each time I toed up to the starting line over the more »
The club was well represented at the Run the Reservoir Half Marathon in Bergen county this morning with 4 age group winners. It was very warm and humid at the start followed by heavy rain, thunder and lightning for much of the race.1:24:48 Harold Porcher (6th overall, 1st in age) 1:29:59 Glen Freyer (1st in more »
On May 19th, I was one of 12 New Jerseyans to run the Rite-Aid Cleveland HM. The Cleveland HM (Marathon/HM/10K/5K) was a fun race with lively crowds and nice views of Lake Erie, Cleveland Browns Stadium, Progressive Field and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. There was music along the course and a post-race more »
Brooklyn Half-Marathon, Prospect Park to Coney Island, NY, May 18, 2013 Frank Pane … 1:36:41 (PR) Amanda King … 1:37:09 Dorothy Auth … 1:40:38 Roosevelt Lucas…1:41.11 Gail Komm … 1:47:15 Howie Brown … 1:58:17 Sharon Morrissey … 1:58:27 Brian Innis … 1:59:36 Samantha Spitaletta … 2:04:57 Judy Heller … 2:23:23 Robbin Jordan … 2:25:39 Val more »
I enjoyed running the marathon in Central Park today with Rosemary Williams and Mona Jha. Official results aren’t posted yet but finished around 3:58:20. Also, we saw Aubrey Blanda running the marathon, and Sue Palermo and Bev Salerno in the half.