I'm sure many of you are missing your running friends; I know that I am! Even as an introvert, this sheltering-in-place has made me realize more than ever how important those running friendships are, and I can't wait to run with my friends again. Since we're not running together in real life, I thought this was a good time to share an interview with my running friend Christie! (Thanks to Continue Reading
Fitting Remarks: Running Through 2017
Throughout the year, I consistently shared my weekly recaps of training. But it's also fun at the end of a year to reflect on the year as a 'whole.' So much more happened than I realized: four full marathons, many shorter races from 1 mile and up, lots of travel and adventure; quite a year! So I figured I would share a YEAR recap; I hope you enjoy this long (and a bit self-indulgent) post, Continue Reading
Fits Do Race Reviews: The 2017 TCS New York City Marathon
This past Sunday, I completed my 28th full marathon, the TCS New York City Marathon. It was my 18th state on my quest to run a marathon in all 50 states, and my last of the 6th World Majors. (Chicago: 2011, Berlin: 2013, Tokyo 2015, London 2016, Boston 2017, New York City 2017) All in all, a really fun day, quite the experience! The TCS New York City Marathon is the biggest marathon in the Continue Reading
Weekly Recap: One Week to Go!
It was a fun-filled week here at the Right Fits with lots of Halloween celebrating and whatnot, mixed in with another week of training for the New York City Marathon, which is just one short week away! If you missed it, I shared two posts this week, gear tips for running in the dark and a reflection on the past 18 weeks of training for the NYC Marathon. Check them out! I'm here as usual with Continue Reading
Fitting Remarks: Training for the New York City Marathon
As I approach the final few days of training/tapering for the New York City Marathon, I thought it would be fun to look back on the training, week by week. I started "training" for the NYC marathon 18 weeks out, which was 2 weeks after I paced my sister Erin at Grandma's Marathon (if you missed that post, read it here! Oh, how I love pacing friends and family!) 18 weeks- This week Continue Reading
Weekly Recap: Two Weeks Until the New York City Marathon
Hi all and happy Sunday! I'm here with my weekly recap, linking up with Jess from Jess Runs ATL. Details below if you want to join our link-up :) (I’m also joining HoHo Runs/Mississippi Piddlin, who host similar link-ups. Check them out!) There are only TWO weeks-14 days- until I run the New York City Marathon, my 6th World Major; I'm so excited! Here's how training went this past Continue Reading
Weekly Recap: 5 Weeks Until The New York City Marathon!
Happy Twin Cities Marathon day! If you ran, how did it go? I was out there cheering and it seemed like a great day for a marathon! Speaking of marathons, here's how my training for the New York City Marathon went this past week! (Also- I'm linking up with Jess as normal, details at the end of this post, as well as HoHo Runs/Mississippi Piddlin, who host similar link-ups. Check them Continue Reading