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
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
Fits on the Road: A Market/Bazaar Tour of Mumbai
Catching up? I've been in India for 5 weeks for work. Read these posts to see what I've been up to! Week 1 in Mumbai A Tour of Mumbai Week 2 in India Visiting Jaipur, Rajasthan Week 3 in India How to Visit the Taj Mahal in a Weekend From Mumbai Week 4 in India Running a Half Marathon in Mumbai Last Saturday, (the weekend when I ran the half marathon in Mumbai on Sunday), I had planned Continue Reading
Fits Do Race Reviews: The IDBI Mumbai Half Marathon
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
How to Visit the Taj Mahal in A Weekend (From Mumbai)
Alternate Title: Fits on the Road: Visiting Delhi & the Taj Mahal I'd like to start this post with a LOT of travel information, as I think it will be helpful to my colleagues (and hopefully others too!) who are planning to visit the Taj Mahal from Mumbai. The second part of this post will include my normal 'recap'/journaling of my actual experience, so if you're not 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