Tagged with North Shore Animal League

Thoughts on the New York City Marathon

Thoughts on the New York City Marathon

In the weeks since the New York City Marathon I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about my feeling on the whole experience.  Yes, it’s THE NEW YORK CITY MARATHON, the largest marathon in the WORLD, and I am incredibly fortunate to have been able to run it, but as many of you know, I was … Continue reading

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Ok, so a lot of you know by now that I am really struggling with the entire idea of the New York City Marathon. Yes, it was my decision to do it.  I actively seeked out and joined a charity team to fundraise for entry into this race. So why, if I seemingly have no … Continue reading

1 Month To Go!

1 Month To Go!

Today marks 1 month until the New York City Marathon! That means 1 more long run, lots of time spent with my foam roller, endlessly refilling my water bottle to stay hydrated and of course…some final fundraising for North Shore Animal League! Over the summer I reached my initial fundraising goal of $3,000 (THANK YOU!) and … Continue reading

Weekly Training Recap

Weekly Training Recap

RECAP (9/8-9/14) Monday – first day at new job! (went as well as first days go I guess!) I came home to this fun surprise from Scott James Sport Jewelry!  They are a sponsor of the Zooma race series and sent all their ambassadors a custom necklace – mine just happened to show up at the … Continue reading

Weekly Training Recap

First of all, apologies for being totally MIA for the past couple of weeks.  I’ve admittedly been totally cranky and just not in the mood to blog.  But, with Dumbo less than 3 months away and NYCM 5 months from today it’s time to get back on track with running, blogging, and a few other things … Continue reading

A Special Fundraising Donor Incentive!

A Special Fundraising Donor Incentive!

Today marks 6 months until the New York City Marathon and as promised I have a fun donor incentive to offer to you! A few weeks ago I sent my crazy talented artist cousin one of my favorite pictures of Madison… …and a few days later she sent me this! How awesome is that??! Wait…check out the … Continue reading

A Visit to North Shore Animal League

A Visit to North Shore Animal League

So yesterday I kicked off my fundraising to celebrate National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, tomorrow I’ll announce a fun prize for one of my donors in honor of it being 6 months until marathon day and today I’ll share some of what I learned when I toured the North Shore Animal League facility yesterday – … Continue reading

Happy National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day!

Happy National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day!

In honor of National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day today (you knew that right?!?) and this Friday marking 6 months until the 2014 New York City Marathon, I thought it would be the perfect time to kick off my fundraising for North Shore Animal League as part of Team Animal League. North Shore Animal League, located in Port … Continue reading

Weekly Training Recap

In case you missed it I shared last week that I’ve joined a charity team to run the New York City Marathon this fall!  I’ll be running as part of Team Animal League to benefit North Shore Animal League, the world’s largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization! In the coming weeks I’ll begin to share … Continue reading