Race Recap: 2014 Norwalk, CT – 9/11 Heroes Run 5k

We started participating in the 9/11 Heroes Run 5k back when we lived in Maryland. Now, there is a race in our hometown of Norwalk, Connecticut! This was my second year taking place in the CT event. Going in to the race, I was not optimistic that I would run as well as I did the year prior. Last year, the weather was pretty cool; I ran well and came in second {Recap here!}. This year, it was incredibly hot and {Read More}

NYC Marathon Training Week 11 &12

With NYC Marathon training week 11 and 12 in the bank, things are definitely on the upswing.  My mileage is still low, but I’m feeling pretty good, ran a few races and long runs are getting a bit more comfortable. Week #11. September 1-7 Monday: Rest – foam rolling/icing/stretching Tuesday: Rest – foam rolling/icing/stretching Wednesday: Rest – foam rolling/icing/stretching Thursday:  3.31 Miles (Easy) – 31:55/9:39 Friday:  Rest – foam rolling/icing/stretching Saturday:  9/11 Heroes Run 5k – 3.1 Miles – 25:08/8:06 – Rolling {Read More}

9-11: Honor the Fallen

We RUN to honor the heroes of 9/11.  We run to HONOR the service of those who’ve served our nation since. We run to ACTIVATE COMMUNITIES and EMPOWER your local veterans, first responders and survivors. – 9/11 Heroes Run Last weekend I participated in my third 9-11 Heroes Run.  The past two years I raced in the Annapolis, MD Heroes Run.  This year, when I found out that an inaugural race would be held in my hometown of Norwalk, CT, {Read More}