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Swim bike run: I’m now a triathlete

I met Michael Alcamo when I joined The Dashing Whippets Running Team and I quickly got the memo that he convinces lots of the runners to attempt a triathlon. It wasn’t long before I was one of those runners.   I entertained the idea slightly. However despite being a certified scuba diver, I didn’t feel comfortable competing  ...

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The 50K is now my marathon

For the past couples years of running I set a few goals for running the marathon, sub-4 hours was one of them. When I finally broke it, it shouldn’t have been a shock to me that I slipped right into another goal: the ultramarathon (anything above 26.2 miles). The ultramarathon is nothing like racing a marathon, in fact, to me, it  ...

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30 Days

I’m a Mudder!

“Lets try to make it for the 8:30 start,” Wendy suggested. We all agreed. Rudy had reached out to her months prior about the Tough Mudder and she asked me. I was game (surprise). We hired Lonnie, who works at NYSC, to train us and we “prepared.” The funny thing is, in retrospect, there’s no preparing really for  ...

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My Life in NYC

Frontrunner’s Pride 2012

I signed up for the Frontrunner’s pride race again this year. It’s a fun 5 mile race for the LGBT community and I fully support them. This year marked a year since it’s legal to get same-sex married in NYC. It was an honor to run on the anniversary. Last year’s pride run was very different from this one. I wasn’t  ...

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