Last Sunday, I ran the IDBI Mumbai Half Marathon. Saturday Expo: The expo was held on Thursday/Friday/Saturday, but since I had to work far away from the packet pick up, Saturday was my only option. I had my driver take me to the University of Mumbai Kalina campus, where the expo was being held at the sports complex there. It was interesting to see the University campus...very different Continue Reading
Week 4 in India and 11 Weeks Until the New York City Marathon!
I made it through another week of marathon training while working in Mumbai! As usual, I'm sharing my weekly recap and linking up with Jess from Jess Runs ATL. Join us! Details below. Monday: After a weekend visiting the Taj Mahal, Dustin and I were back in Mumbai. He joined me for a run on the Worli Sea Face path; we tried to make our way past the primary 2.2km part of the path to a place Continue Reading
12 Weeks Until the New York City Marathon, Week 3 in India!
So sorry to my link-up friends, as I am behind with my post this week, mostly because I wanted to get this recap of Jaipur up and now Dustin is here in Mumbai, so I just haven't had any downtime to blog. Better late than never! Here is how training for the NYC marathon went this week: Monday: My first run at my new hotel, located in Bandra Kurla. Since I didn't know my surroundings yet, I Continue Reading
Fits on the Road: Jaipur, India
Last weekend, my manager Lisa and I took a weekend trip from Mumbai (where we are working) to Jaipur, India. Jaipur is a northern city, the capital city of the Indian state of Rajasthan. Like the 50 states of the US, the 29 states of India are all apparently very different. I had only been to Mumbai at this point during my time in India, so I am so glad that I had the opportunity to explore Continue Reading
Weekly Recap: 14 Weeks Until the New York City Marathon, a.k.a. My First Week in India
Hello from the tail-end of my first week in Mumbai! I feel like I have so much to share, but I don't want this post to be a novel. I'm going to try to focus on just my marathon training, and save more travel/India information for separate posts. (Actually I started writing this on Sunday night and literally fell asleep at my computer, so I'm finishing it up now on Monday night, beginning Continue Reading
Weekly Recap: 15 Weeks Until the New York City Marathon
Happy Sunday! I'm here with my weekly recap, as always. Join Jess and me for our link-up, details at the end of this post. Here's how training went this week for the New York City Marathon! Monday: Track time! I met my friends Lindsey and Ryan at a local track for some 200m repeats. I was surprised my coach had 200m on my schedule the day after the Raspberry Run 1 mile, but I suppose since I Continue Reading