Newport 10k (NJ) Entry GIVEAWAY! #newport10K

I was planning on doing this race, because it looks amazing, but turns out I am going to the beach that weekend. Yeah, tough life! But, I figured, I’d let you all know about the race and raffle off the entry. Obviously, the entry is coming straight from the race organization, so it’s all super clean and fun. Here’s the info you need:

May 2nd, 2015, 8:30 AM (there’s NO NYRR race that weekend)

Newport Town Square, 100 Town Square Pl, Jersey City, NJ 07310 (easy to get from NYC via the Path)

The Newport 10K will take place along Hudson River waterfront and showcases amazing views of the Manhattan skyline. The USA-TF certified course is known as the fastest in the tristate area. Participants have the chance to win $15,000 in prizes. Proceeds will be donated to the Barnibas Health, Jersey City Medical Center, the area’s newest regional referral teaching hospital, providing the highest level of care for women and infants, and trauma and heart patients.

Check out the event website for more info. The view is supposed to be amazing, and the course… SO FAST!

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Anyway, here is the giveaway!!!! You have until April 12 to play and we’ll pick a winner on April 13!

Have Fun and Good Luck!

Running Around in Turks and Caicos

This might be waaaay too long of a post if you’re looking for running stuff (we had just two runs, all somewhere below), but if you’re looking for a travel destination, this might work for you. It really worked for us. After our botched trip to St. Croix last September, we had very low expectations, but SO many things went well on this trip that you can just read this and be done. Not that I know everything but there’s so much research that goes into picking a destination, dates, and logistics that I wanted to make sure I wrote it down!

Anyway, last year, coming back from St Croix, we saw this from the plane:

Turks and Caicos aerial shot

Awesome. Riiiiight?

We did some digging around and we figured it was Turks and Caicos. We have no clue. It kinda-sorta looks like it, right? Plus, we loved the name. Then we did some more serious research and the place looked ridiculously perfect. Grace Bay is considered the #2 best beach in the world by TripAdvisor and #3 by CNN so we figured it HAD to be nice! Then I remembered my friend Helen had been there and highly recommended it… we booked it all in minute. I was going to turn 40 years old, you see? what was I supposed to do? Go on a little trip!!! Plus, after the horrible winter we had, I really was looking forward to run out of NYC!

We booked everything exactly 9 weeks before, which we’ve learned is too close (if you want good prices!) but we managed ok. We wanted a hotel ON the beach, in Grace Bay, so, we had to shop around. They were all 400 a night and over (waaaaaaay over) but we snagged a room at the Sibonne Hotel, which was ridiculously cheaper at 250 a night, on cheapcaribbean.com as it was sold out everywhere else –so we expected the place to be below average or awful (it’s all about setting expectations low!). I also had no idea about cheapcaribbean.com but they were amazing and it all worked out way better than we could have ever planned. We got 2 tkts out of Newark for $704, which was amazing as these were direct flights, 4 hours and we were there, and we found out there’s a bus from Grand Central straight to EWR, which was amazing. So, it all ended up being so perfect, I am still in shock. The hotel was REALLY PERFECT for us. So so so quiet, I never slept better in my life. It wasn’t too east or too west, right in the middle of Provo so we could walk everywhere: the town, the other restaurants in the hotels, the reefs; perfect location. And it had an amazing restaurant onsite, the Bay Bistro, and a few steps down to Hemingway’s, the Somerset, the Alexandra… all perfect. We also tend to like more low key places than the luxurious, so this place was exactly what we would have picked if we knew better. Oh, and no children (for some weeks)!!

Anyway, check out the first thing we saw as we got close to the island:

Insane view right? By then we were beyond excited. We had left our apartment in the Upper East side at 6:30 am and by 1:30 pm, we were laying in the beach. How amazingly efficient is that?

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Do you see how empty and quiet it was? Our whole trip was like that. 100% peace and quiet. Just like I love it. A true New Yorker: everybody shut up!!!

Another example, we went into town later that afternoon, to do some basic grocery shopping and we got dinner in the main street: try to spot a soul!!

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We walked back and forth two times to the center of Grace Bay, a quaint little arrangement of shops (mostly jewelry of course) and restaurants on the beach. It’s like a mile, but the views are amazing.

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Our hotel’s Bay Bistro (plus the Mango Reef at the Alexandra) set tables at the beach for you, which we decided we wanted to do at some point. So cool.

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I get cold easily, oh well

The next day we did something insane. We were desperate wanted to go snorkeling so we walked to the two Reefs that were close, and on the beach. I had looked at the map and assumed it was a mile or 2, so we headed out on the beach (also, neither of us drive, so no car!), barefoot, to the Bight Reef, by the Coral Gardens hotel. The walk was amazing, though the slanted sand was EXHAUSTING. It was a bit cloudy, which I love, so we really had a great morning!

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no idea how to keep my eyes open without sunglasses

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I am HUGE

I showed you our snorkeling masks in our St Croix trip, these things are beyond amazing

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The reef at the Bight was not at all what I had read. Maybe it wasn’t a good day? It was quite choppy and as it was cloudy, visibility was not great but all Juan managed to get excited about was THREE HUGE mantas!!! We have it on video but not pictures yet.

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see the barracuda?

see the barracuda? it’s far but I could spot one a mile away now!

We then went to Smith’s Reef, and wow it was rocky. The sand was rocks and it was hard to walk. By then, we were feeling the barefoot mileage. We would learn later, we had WALKED 6.4 MILES BAREFOOT IN THE SLANTED DEEP SAND. and that’s why we were soooo exhausted by 10 am! So, on our way back, thinking we were weak (though we had actually walked and swam all morning) we stopped for a big lunch at Somewhere, a super duper nice place with amazing sandwiches, oh, with a view!

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In this artsy picture I tried to do, you can actually see the Bight Reef. how convenient that there’s a bar right there…?!?!?!??!

How is walking in that sand so exhausting??? My glutes were hurting after a mile!!!!! I don’t think I am in bad shape either (well, maybe I AM?!?!) Anyway, here’s proof of our feat (as that’d be the most of a workout we’d do!)

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We were toast, we had dinner, watched another ridiculous sunset on the beach and we were asleep by 9, which is really what we do pretty much all year long anyway!

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The next day we got up around 7 am, had breakfast and the Caicos Dream Tours picked us up at the beach for their snorkeling trip. It includes snorkeling the main reef, a trip to Iguana Island, diving for conch (the local delicacy), time to dive and tube in the deep waters plus food and drinks. all in 4.5 hour for $100 each. So so worth it.

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We snorkeled, and our pictures are not so great, but it was fantastic. Plus, another barracuda.

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In the middle of the trip, the boat stops. They had spotted a starfish! (how?!!!?!?)

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A new friend! That thing was SO cute but heavy and prickly. We put it back in really quickly I promise!

Then they stop somewhere else and they dive for lunch: CONCH!!!

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So many cute new things. Some we won’t eat, like this baby prawn

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We actually felt a little weird about eating the conch and that they were taking the starfish out of the water. They don’t seem too concerned with caring for the local fauna. When we got to the snorkeling spot, they threw chips in the water so the fish would come out, which is quite ridiculous. Oh Well.

Then we went by this Russian shipwreck. Apparently, with the Katrina storm, it got pushed up to a shallow area and when the waters went down, it just got stuck there forever. Haunting.

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As soon as we got to Iguana Island, Frank made the conch salad, and he showed us how he had to hit it to get it out. We got to taste it there raw and it was delicious (way better than in the ceviche later).

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Then we explored the little island, we saw so many iguanas just hanging around. I got a liiiiiiiitle unsettled for a second but I relaxed in a second. They were playing nice.

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Then the best of the best happened. I found my beach. If it wasn’t because all there was in the island were the iguanas I would have just thrown a fit a stayed there. FOREVER. You’ve never seen water like this. You haven’t. No way.

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Plus these, a MUST, of course:

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Wow right? I almost cried when we had to leave. Good thing they had all the conch salad ready waiting for us. I had too much. But no biggie.

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Then we went someplace deep so people could jump in the water (hey, distract them while I eat ALL THE REMAINING SALAD AND SANDWICHES!!! LOOK, OVER THERE!)

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Looks like fun. But the water and I don’t mix. Unless I have my snorkeling mask, and earplugs, or I am in the necessary shower. No.

We then went back to dry land, had another lovely dinner and YES ANOTHER SUNSET. I can’t get enough, so what? You know how many times I see a sunset, or even a little piece of sky in the city? NEVER! Plus, those colors are UN-PHOTOSHOPPED!turks and caicos beach review photos what to do snorkelling running in grace bay (176) turks and caicos beach review photos what to do snorkelling running in grace bay (183) turks and caicos beach review photos what to do snorkelling running in grace bay (185)

The next day we tried to run. Well, we were out of sun protection so we figured we’d run to the center of town for that. Good reasoning to get moving, right? Well, it was REALLY HARD. I think all we run was 3 miles tops. And SLOW.

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3 miles, spf-lotioned up, and ready for breakfast and lounging ALL DAY LONG. Oh, it was my bday too, so I was planning on doing nothing. We had wanted to go to the Chalk Sound to canoe and have lunch but we were too tired lazy, so nothing!

We just got breakfast at the Mango Reef and settled in for the day! Yes, in my running bra and running short. Because.

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Lunch at the Bay Bistro and I have to recommend the coffee rubbed tuna. It was insane. Juan is not into fish (I know, I know, he’s still a nice guy) so he ate LOTS and LOTS of steak and burgers.

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So delicious. Problem was we had a big (Birthday) dinner coming. UGH.

Juan had gotten himself all worked up about getting the best table and we wanted to see the SUNSET AGAIN so we headed to dinner early at 6 (ha, who are we kidding we have dinner at 6 or 6:30 every day!). It was delicious, decadent, ridiculous and the perfect night.

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We did a little walk on the beach after but I was just sooooo full, it was a slog. The next day, was our last day, so we spent it at the beach. We run a bit in the morning, barefoot and in beach gear. Yes, I am sure I looked like and idiot running AND DOING DRILLS in my bikini, but whatever. And, running barefoot was a lot easier than running with sneakers, so there! Drills were ridiculously hard without shoes, traction and pretty much on a pillow-surface! I always feel like I have to workout if I am going to sit in a plane. We left our chairs at 11 am and by 7:30 pm we were home in NYC, which is unbelievable to me. And that included showering and packing, checking out, having lunch, getting to and from the airport (EWR) and a 4 hour flight. All super efficient. I guess only  Bermuda could top this. Well, I could go to Miami in that time, but you know, not the same!!

We loved it. It caters to a different group of people. I’d say it was mostly people in their 40s and 50s, that do well, so it was usually way quieter than we’re used to. And we loved it. We’re planning to go back (apparently, the best/cheapest time is September) and this hotel gets booked up 2 years in advance so some serious planning will have to happen. Go if you can, before it gets spoiled by tons of people and hotel chains. Trust me.

I’ll leave you with this. The view from our restaurant, one of the few last things I did, and an image that brings me so many smiles!

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2015 NYC Half Marathon: ALL the pictures

Just because, sometimes, when you’re having CRAZY FUN, it shows. And, instantly, I see myself shell $70 to pay for all the pics. I didn’t buy anything at the expo (cause I need nothing, maybe an extra room to store running stuff!!!) so let’s say I am even.

Also, who would have thought that running faster makes you look better?!??!?! Anyway, I have no idea what I am doing in some of these, like pointing…? who knows. I have to say, I had more than 70 photos from this event and it was hard to shrink the selection down to 25. Here’s my faves!

(the whole race report, for once really worth reading, is here)

Race Report: NYC Half 2015 – running naked

Well, the NYC Half happened. Again. For the 7th time for me. And I am VERY happy about it. Such a huge learning opportunity!!!I love that every race is something completely different from what I expect… (sometimes!)

Where I Was: I wasn’t sure it was great, but I did a 5K two weeks before in 7:18 pace, and a 4 Miler in early February in 7:35 pace. My last halves were in October, there were 2 (1:43 and 1:44), plus add the winter training, I figured I’d be around 1:45 or 1:43 if ALL went well. 1:45 is 8 pace, and given I had done 7:35 in the 4 miler, that seemed like a stretch…

my  #unitednychalf nails. crazy ready.

nyc half nails. logo and all, crazy ready

The Expo: I almost forgot to tell you all about the expo and skipped all over this: it was in a new location (in a part a of town I usually ignore, yuk) and it was big! I am so so sick of the tight tiny expos, I loved that there was space to walk and breathe, and many exhibitors and activities. The only complain I have is that the lighting was so bad it gave me a headache. So weird.

Juan, me and Flor getting our bibs with a giant medal

Juan, me and Flor getting our bibs with a giant medal. Click if you want to make any of this a LOT bigger

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35 degres is bikini weather after the winter we had here, puh-lease!

Race Morning: Juan and I were in wave one (7:30 am start) so we got there around 6:30 to get to baggage, last minute potty trip, and get to the corral before the 7:10 close time.I was the first person in corral 3. Seriously, so early, but I rather sit there, knowing all is done than stress myself stooopid. I can’t handle rushing right before a race anymore. At my age, I can’t be bothered with rushing or stressing so I woke up EXTRA early.

murtaugh too old for that shit

we actually run into him a couple of weeks ago so he must live in the UES, York Ave. I guess, I have no idea.  Juan almost had a heart attack.

In the Corral: That’s when I decided to turn on the watch, get gps signal and some music. Ummm Sh@@#@#$@%_)$$@_#)@_)!@)!_! to say the least. My watch (and also mp3 player, I use the same device for both) was NOT CHARGED. I freaked out a bit like a maniac. How on earth am I going to know if I am going too fast??? I don’t think I’ve ever run a race naked (no watch!!!) or since… EVER!!! Ugh. Crap. Kept freaking out.  First, I won’t have any pace information, second, I’d have to race with no music?!?!?! Third, I don’t want to be carrying this watch around 13.1 miles for no reason. I am not gonna lie, I threw a little fit.

My problem is, unlike everyone else, I tend to start super slow and go crazy later. I need to know if I am going too fast (to slow myself down!) in the first miles!!!! I know, I am not normal.

I put the headphones in my back pocket, decided not to go back to baggage to leave it, and, for some very strange reason, I knew this would be a good thing. I would miss the music, but I knew it’d be a great challenge for me. I know how to pace, now just do it.

A few minutes before the gun, my friend Patricia shows up and Juan goes up to his first corral. I wasn’t running with Patricia, as she’s way faster than me (she’d end up doing 1:35). Bye hon, I’ll be back here by myself, with no pace info or music. Pffff. Great.

Race ON: This post, for the first time ever, will not have any mile splits (can we even handle this??), or any of that. I made sure I looked at the clock when I started and it read 1:40 (I think), so I thought I could subtract from the next mile markers. That did NOT work out. When I got to mile 1 the clock said 19:20 and I had NO IDEA what that mean. I gave up instantly forever and just kept running.

Mile 1, past Cathill, I know was fast. I could tell I was going fast, but hey, who knows??? Sometimes a 10 minute mile seems fast!!!! Mile 2 was uneventful, and on mile 3, one of my favorite things: an out and back!!! Is there anything more fun in a race than seeing the people who are running ahead and behind you??>? The only right answer is NO, people! SO much fun. I saw my husband and yelled at SO many people, I am sure I was ruining a lot of people’s jams around me with my constant yelling! Mile 3 back into the park to the lovely hellish Harlem Hill. That’s when something hit me. Right ahead of me was the 1:40 pace group. I knew the pacer for that group, Anthony, and he had told me he was in wave 1 corral 5, so he had started after me and had already passed me, so I guessed I was about 1:43 or 1:42 here, just a dumb guess. I was SO tempted to sneak behind him and chase him, the pace didn’t seem so scary, but I mentally screamed at myself and virtually slapped myself. NO. LET HIM GO. I made sure I stayed back, bye Anthony, byyyyyyye!

On Mile 4 I looked for a few friends who I figured would be watching here (so I could toss my watch!!!!) but I didn’t see anyone. I was running mostly by myself and without the music so it was hard to settle on a rhythm and relax. I haven’t learned how to do that. I was breathing hard and it’s quite loud and annoying, even to me (sorry everyone!). I really wanted to relax, but I just couldn’t.

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Soon I am leaving the park and I have no idea HOW IT ALL WENT SO FAST! Not pace wise, because I had no idea how fast or slow I was running, but the first 5 miles are usually super hard controlling my speed and my willingness to start going a bit faster. I was out of the park in a jiffy and I couldn’t believe it. This is probably the fastest race I ever had (nooo, it would not be a PR!).

Times Square was amazing. Seriously. I was having way too much fun!!! I saw everyone there. Oh how much I enjoyed it… DON’T BELIEVE ME, JUST WATCH!!!

Marathonfoto: just take all my money and shut up!

Anyway, this is when I would start pushing the pace. Thing is, I felt like I had been pushing the pace all along. Had I started too fast and would soon die off, or did I go the tiny bit harder that I could handle if I didn’t know how fast I was going??? So complicated. And who knew, really? A few times I felt like asking people around how fast we were going, but, you know, whatever!

42nd street is always SO MUCH FUN. I saw Ben taking pictures, Annette cheering, people who I didn’t know yelling my name. The whole race was like that.  I know this is isn’t true (maybe, not really) but I felt like all NYC was out there to cheer on me. I did. I took that to heart too. And I pushed the pace.

Soon is the turnaround to hell. That’s what I call it when you have to hit the gas and not look back.  We’re getting close to the West Side Highway and I see Anthony again with the 1:40 stick. Ummmm. How did this happen??? They can’t be falling back? I must be pushing too hard. Maybe? I decided to stay behind them. Then, soon, when I was right on their heels, I decided I’d just sit behind them, and let them figure out the pacing. I was sure now I was ready to hold whatever 1:40 pace was. Theeeeeeeen, I said hello to Anthony, and I just FREAKING KEPT GOING…

what?

I even thought of asking him what pace was 1:40. I didn’t. I went too fast to talk much to him. I just kept going.

WHAT??!?!?!

So that, I kept going. I told him I’d blow up soon and he’d pass me in a mile or two. I hit the gas.

I just focused on getting to Mile 11 where the next Whippets cheering section was (I had already seen Scott and some Whippets on Times Square and more Whippets at the gel station). I knew Michelle, Tessa, Atsede would be there. I just had to get there. Soon enough, there they were, all yelling and cheering!!!!

Mile 11, Mile 12, I felt like I was flying. At least my hair was!

The Finish: then the tunnel. AY: I was done. I had a side stitch, I was dry-heaving and I felt like I was going to either throw up or pass out. I felt nauseous. WHAT?!??! Just relax and keep going. I started telling myself to just hang on. Hang on. Hang on.

I remembered from last year, after the tunnel we had just 3-4 blocks. This year I knew, after the tunnel, we had two blocks left, and two blocks left again. BUT OMG I had no idea there was still half mile to go after we exited the tunnel before we turned. I remember there was a hard  left off the tunnel last year. Not this year. I kept looking forward and I couldn’t see where on earth we were turning left…!!! That was the LONGEST part of the race. That half a mile, to me, was longer than the other 12.6 (or whatever the math is!). I didn’t have much to sprint with but I tried. Someone yelled my name. I smiled. I looked up. I crossed the finish line. I didn’t have a watch to stop but I had a nose to wipe, that thing was a fossett during the whole race!!!! YUCK. And there was Mary Wittenberg and I have to say hello with this sweaty-nose stuff? Ay dios!

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Well, the clock said 1:41 something, but who knows what my time is. I saw Juan right away, then Richie, then Daphne, then Caitlin, then Cara… like 3000 of my friends and team mates!!!!!!

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Richie is so special to me!!!! Not only is he an overall amazing and cool guy, he photographed our proposal and wedding!! Like how cool is to have a team mate like that?!?!?!?!??! HUH??????

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there’s Anthony, the 1:40 pacer and major Ironman superstar.

Juan and I grabbed our bags, went to the side to fully change (yes, I took off my sweaty bra and all) into clean/dry clothes and all of a sudden I realized I had no idea what my time was. I had a twinge of an idea I had been around 1:40 or 1:42 or 1:44 but really, I had no idea. Juan got to it first and told me: 1:39:26.

WOW.

That’s quite different from 1:45. Or from the 1:50 I got last year… Or the 1:43 and 1:44 I did in October.

It is still not a PR, which is 1:37 from this same race in 2013, but I was soooooooooooooo happy, I think I cried a little. Quite in disbelief, I got a little teary. We’re coming back. Slowly. It’s happening. Finally!

Stats Time:

Finish time: 1:39:26 Average Pace: 7:36

Previous PR: 1:37:35 From: March, 2013

Age Grading: 68.03% 

Overall Place: 2063 of 19,455

Gender Place: 447 of 10,150

Age Place: 60 of 1639

This is very good-looking. I like the 68% percent there, given I am changing age groups in ONE week. I’ll be 40 next week, so, being 60th out of 1639, when I am at the bottom of my AG is not so shabby!

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We then went to the Whippets Party, stayed there until around 11 am then headed uptown to Bareburger, Juan’s favorite place that we never go to, home, shower, and OMG I was so tired the rest of the day, Juan had to carry me from the couch to the bed and all that. I was destroyed. But happy.

Then I saw that the results had 5K splits!!! Wohooooooooooooooo!! some data!

My first 5K was an average 7:44 pace. Remember, overall pace was 7:36, so seems like I started a bit slower, so, GREAT. the second 5K, where most of the hills are, was slower: average pace of 7:52. So far, so good. The third 5K was 7:21 and the 4th 5K was 7:20. So, seems like a negative split and run well without a friiiiging clue. Pinch me.

More and more pictures of the race, here

#UnitedNYCHalf done: 1:39:26

Whaaaaaaaat? And I thought I would be doing 1:45, maaaaybe 1:43.
The funny thing is my GPS was completely out of battery from the start so I had no idea what I was doing. I knew running naked would help me but I really had no clue what pace I was doing. Interesting how things turn out. More soon.

and… we run 10 miles in the #snowstorm this morning

Juan got back from swimming around 6am and told me it had just stopped raining and started snowing. If I wanted to run today, at all, I had to leave in 5 minutes… So Daphne and I scrambled and rushed out!
We managed to do 10 (slow) miles in constant snow and wind. It was wonderful. We run on 1 then 2 inches of fresh snow, like we were running on clouds. It was a bit tiring and slow but sooooo gorgeous and relaxing. ONLY if this was the last snow.
If there’s more snow to come then I will go back to hating this crap!!!!!

Finally March. Finally. Winter Recap.

We are close to Spring guys, really, I don’t see or feel it but many of my friends are posting countdowns on facebook every day, so it must be a thing.

Yesterday, March 1st, snowed quite a bit in NYC. This was me:

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The shock of still getting snow in March, went back fast to the three month long winter disaffection:

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Well.

We’re close to the end of this CRAP weather. Apparently. Who knows. They say there’s more snow tomorrow/this week/next weekend/til the end of times. It might just never stop snowing anymore. I have no idea.

What I DO know is that, somehow, I did FANTASTIC in the worst winter we (I) had. Last year, I sat it out and just whined through it. This time around, I attacked. It’s cold: I am running. It’s colder: I am running more or harder. It’s ridiculously cold: I am doing speedwork you @_#$($#%)$*(@) winter!!!!! Best training method ever, I swear.

Like this day last week, CHECK this out:

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It was 3 degrees, feels like of MINUS FREAKING FIVE (-16 and -20 in celsius) and we did 8x400s and strides. That sounds insane right? Well, yes, it was. NY1 (our local news channel if you’re not in NYC!) was there to show how crazy some people are to be out there… that’s us (I am the orange ball of fire with a black vest)

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But that’s when you HAVE TO go out (then you can cry the rest of the day). I have to say, I didn’t feel particularly awful. Anything under 25 feels horrendous for me, whether is 20, or 10 or -10, it all just sucks. WHATEVER.

But IT GOT DONE. I am quite proud of my last three months. Here’s a recap of 2015, so far.

January

Was a great month. I was mostly trying to decide if I could run through the Winter. Every day, every cold day, I was testing the water and seeing how many more days I would keep running. Last year I gave up quite early and I was determined to push through. I did. I did 103 miles, I did a few interval sessions and a few long runs (does 9 or 12 miles count?). Even though I am not the resolution type, little by little I discovered weekly goals that worked for me:

  • at least 25 miles a week,
  • at least one speed session per week and
  • at least one session of plyometrics a week.

So far, so good. I am so happy that I was able to push through this (ROUGH) winter. Total Miles: 103.

February

February was the turnaround of the last (almost) two years of lulling around. I did 110 miles. I did speedwork every week, and I did my drills every week. I did 800s and 400s as well as a few hard tempos. I did race a 4 Miler that was a hot mess:  I didn’t dress properly and was overheating and I really had no intention to push. A complete real hot mess. But oh well. There’s no 100% perfect month, right? The best thing: I gave up on my guaranteed entry to the NYC Marathon and committed to a Half PR, there I said it, in 2015. It’ll happen in the fall, but the training has started and NYC Half and Brooklyn will be first. It needs to get done. 1:37:35, you’re going down. Total Miles: 110.

March

With one day in… y it started like a lion, snow and all! A good 5K followed by 5.5 miles after quite comfortably. Here’s to not stopping for anything this year.