Monthly Archives: August 2011

Marathon Completed! Recap!

Business first: Next month’s project will be a “short story/writing piece a day”–there is no length requirement or minimum. I will be taking all of my prompts from the front page of reddit.com (a community with a wide number of … Continue reading

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Marathon Tomorrow! Video blog post

Hello all! In the name of laziness and conserving my energy, I’ve made a video blog! Also, please vote on what my next 30-day project should be, here: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Q3XLWVN

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Marathon Training Day 15: Two days to go, help choose my next 30-day project!

Before I tell you about my Marathon, if you’d rather help me choose my next project, please start reading below the picture, or you can just go straight to the survey here: Click here to take survey Now: I did … Continue reading

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Marathon Training Day 14: 19 miles, 1 ice bath

Yesterday was my last long run before the marathon next Wednesday–19 miles. I ran roughly the last 17 miles of the marathon route: up through Brooklyn, over the Queensboro, and then looping up to the Bronx and back to Central … Continue reading

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Marathon Training Day 13: 3 weeks of training, 10 days til marathon

After my 15-miler this past Tuesday, I did some bicycle cross-training, as I had some pain in my left foot along with a general crappy feeling in the rest of my lower body (plus a gnarly sunburn). Put 20 miles … Continue reading

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Marathon Training Day 11: F— It! I’m running 52.4 miles on August 31st

Like most endurance sports, it seems to me that at least half of running is a mind game–the strain of thinking to yourself “left, right, left, right, breath!” can push you to the limit. Yesterday, I went out for a … Continue reading

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Marathon Training Day 10: no, I did NOT chase that child for 5 miles

Coming on two weeks to go til my marathon, I’ve begun to notice Bushwick brings with it its own running environment. For example, one must not only pick broken glasses out of one’s shoes at the end of each run. … Continue reading

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