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General, Running

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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General

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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General

Dreams to be a marathoner

My first race ever was in September of 2008. It was my first time running outdoors. It also was the most difficult run I’d had in my life! Can you believe it? Barely 3 miles. 2008 was actually a tough year for me and getting into running was a perfect distraction and accomplishment. Seriously, what did I expect after only running on the  ...

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