Tag: half marathon

Nathan Trail Mix Plus Hydration Belt Review

Hitting the trails for a mid- to long-distance run means having hydration on hand as well as other gear that might be needed. For this runner, this means going hands-free which is why I am a huge fan of hydration belts. And lately, I cannot even go for a short walk or run without taking

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Runners Who Move Ahead In Race Corrals Will Be Disqualified

There is certain race etiquette that all runners should know. This includes moving to the left if you are a slower runner so others can pass on the right. It means starting in the back if you are racing with a stroller. It also means not stopping dead in your tracks for a mid-run selfie

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I Ran Not One But Two Had Marathons Pregnant

Can you run a half marathon while pregnant? Better yet should you? The first is a question many expecting mamas might be wondering—better yet Googling. The answer to both is yes and yes. I ran not one, but two half marathons pregnant. Not only did I make it through to the finish, but I had

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The New Jersey Marathon And Half Marathon Medals Are Even Better Than Last Years

Just when you couldn’t get more excited that race day is approaching, the medals for the 2019 Novo Nordisk Marathon And Half Marathon were revealed last week and they are amazing. Seriously, they are even better than last years—and we didn’t think that would be possible. The race organizers teased earlier this month that would

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The Disney Princess Half Marathon Really Is A Magical Race

Finishing a half marathon makes runners feel like a superhero. And when doing so in the most magical place on Earth, it’s hard not to feel like fearless, magical and like a princess. The Disney Princess Half Marathon really is a magical race. And after just completing it, with the swoosh of her wand, this

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Disney Princess Half Marathon Is One Month Away: Here’s Why (And How) I Already Feel Ready

In exactly one month I will be transformed into a regular Disney fan to a Disney Princess Half Marathon finisher. And I already feel ready.     The thing about half marathon training is it really flies by. With what seems like the flick of a wand, it’s magically the last 4 weeks of a

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This Is What It Feels Like To Sign Up For The Disney Princess Half Marathon

I can barely hold my excitement in. I am about to bust as my grin grows Cheshire cat in length. I am screaming in happiness on the inside to not wake my sleeping toddler who is on my chest. My fingers are twirling along through the registering form. “Thank you for registering.” Reading this feels

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What It’s Like To Finish The Last Training Run Before A Half Marathon

The alarm went off and the old familiar feeling came back. Like clockwork, I wanted to hit snooze but didn’t. I dressed and rushed to the door to meet my running buddy at the park. It is still dark out and the morning air is cold. But I don’t long for my warm bed because

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The Last Long Run Before The Big Long Run

It’s the home stretch. My body is tired, but it still has the drive to keep going. My mind is set on finishing and there has not been a single doubt lingering that I won’t be able to meet my goal. It’s my last long run before my half marathon, 12 miles on a warm

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NJ Half Marathon Training Recap: Weeks 4-8

The end is near. This is the last four weeks of of training for my next half marathon, each week getting me closer to race day and reaching yet another goal. But this is only the beginning of the end, meaning there is still lots more work to do before the big day. After yesterday’s

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