Tags » Marathon

Philadelphia Marathon (3:29:04)

Why I ran the marathon

Many people are aware that I ran the Philadelphia Marathon on Sunday. To clarify, this was my first marathon. I have had a few people ask me if I have done other marathons, I have not. 2,354 more words


Bucket List

Why I want to run the Boston Marathon…

I’m pretty sure my dad thinks I’m crazy, my friends think I’m an overachiever, and my “second” mom just has a sour taste in her mouth because one of her friend’s marriages fell apart during her marathon training. 490 more words


Training for the Shamrock Marathon Using Hanson’s Marathon Method: Week 1

Week 1 of training started off strong but slowed down a bit after spraining my ankle on Friday night. Thankfully it’s feeling much better today (I’m writing this on Wednesday night), and it’s only the beginning of the plan, so a few miles this early on is nothing to lose sleep over. 780 more words


Marathon Reflections

This past Sunday I ran my first ever marathon – the Philadelphia Marathon.  I finished in 3:46:24.  Of course I was ecstatic to finish under 4 hours, but I was more excited that I could officially call myself a marathoner.   3,397 more words

Standing by on Channel 16

It has been a hectic couple of weeks for the No Ka Oi crew. We came home from Marineland to be with Russ’ brother and his girlfriend after they were in a motorcycle accident. 1,099 more words


How to Pick 'A' Races

I’m going through the process of picking some ‘A’ races for 2016. Those would be my goal races. The ones that I would like to build my training around. 694 more words



I am not fast. I hear this from a lot of people. It makes me smile. When the race starts I see them race off in front of me and disappear towards the finish line. 195 more words