The Meaning of Mezamashii Running


Even though I never fully recapped my week in Atlanta and working with Mizuno (I promise to do it next week), I wanted to share the final video with you!! Could not be happier with how it turned out AND that both my little boys made cameo appearances =) Huge thank you to the wonderful […]

Happy National Running Day: Deals, Giveaways and Events

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Happy National Running Day!! I am not sure who started this “National” holiday, but every year, it seems more and more companies are jumping on board to help celebrate the fun day.  It also helps that it’s only TWO days before National Donut Day (which is Friday!) – I don’t think this is a coincidence! HA =) Below […]

NJ Marathon Info!

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Hey everyone!! I have SO much to share with you regarding my week in Atlanta with Mizuno. We are on our way home after a fun, exciting week but my mind is focused on one thing – the NJ Marathon on Sunday.  After months and months of planning, training, and imagining this race, it is […]

BIG News, More Races and Last Speed Workout


I mentioned a couple of weeks ago that I had some exciting news to share with you all…On Monday, my husband, both boys, and I will be heading down to Atlanta, GA, to spend the week working with Mizuno!!! A short time ago, I was contacted by Mizuno’s PR agency to see if I was […]

What I’m Loving


Happy Valentine’s Day!!!  Hope you all indulge in a little chocolate / sweet treats today =) Workout yesterday: 700 yd swim (following the 0to1650 plan) + 5 mile progression run on gym’s treadmill.  My arms felt tired from the first stroke in the pool yesterday…I have one more pool workout on Friday and then off […]

Race for Recovery 5k/10k

Tunnel to Towers Foundation

After watching my Facebook page fill with status updates and photos of my fellow Staten Islanders as well as friends in NYC helping those affected by Hurricane Sandy last week, I knew that I needed to find a way to help.  Logistically, it’s difficult for me to physically help – having an (almost) 2 year […]

Running Mom Inspiration + Mizuno Shoe Giveaway WINNER!


First, I just want to say thank you so much for everyone’s supportive and encouraging comments, tweets, and messages regarding yesterday’s post.  It was really great to hear about all of your experiences dealing with similar frustrations with returning to running (especially those returning postpartum). I’ve heard so many stories about females becoming faster after […]

Mizuno Shoe Giveaway!


Happy Monday, friends!! Hope you all had a wonderful weekend!  I enjoyed an 8 mile run (longest run post baby to date!) and lots of Ironman Kona watching on Saturday followed by a relaxing rest day on Sunday. I was SO tempted to run more than 8 miles.  The perfect running weather, my feeling stronger […]

Mizuno Running Shoes Giveaway WINNER!


Hey friends - I apologize for not posting this earlier!! Thank you to everyone who participated.   I loved reading about all of the brilliant runs that you have experienced! The winner is Megan D!  Megan – please email me at ASAP so we can get you into the Mezamashii Project!!  If you do not […]

The Mezamashii Project + Giveaway for Mizuno Running Shoes


Mizuno has launched a campaign called the Mezamashii Project: This is an excerpt from the invitation I received in the mail: Congratulations.  You have been chosen as a founding member of the Mezamashii Project.  In Japanese the word Mezamashii means brilliant.  We are on a quest to deliver more mezamashii – more ecstatic, electric, wind-in-your-heart running.  More brilliant […]

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