Marathon Race Reports

Brief 2018 TCS New York City Marathon Expo Recap

Back in February 2018 I entered the New York Marathon lottery, along with 105,183 other hopefuls. The day after my birthday I found out that I was among the lucky 14.9% to get in via the lottery. First reaction: OMG! Training began on July 2nd. I was getting...

Final Notes: 2018 TCS New York City Marathon

My second marathon, the world's biggest marathon, is in the books! At first I was a bit bummed about my slow time but now I'm feeling proud to have finished and very grateful I did not hurt myself or aggravate my injury. I started the race with 53,120 others....

Race Report: 2018 WDW Marathon (Dopey 4/4)

The 2018 Dopey Challenge concludes with a full marathon! My first 26.2! This MAGICAL course takes runners through all four theme parks in Walt Disney World, plus the ESPN Wide World of Sport complex. For my first full marathon I decided to wear a shirt with my name boldly printed...

Race Recap: 2018 TCS New York City Marathon

I got a bib for the 2018 TCS New York Marathon via lottery back in February. This is the world's biggest marathon in terms of participant numbers, so the logistics of putting this thing on must be insane. I had a good time at the Expo...

Little Pre-Race Report: 2018 TCS New York City Marathon

Following our visit to the New York Marathon Expo on Friday, we had a light day of sightseeing and took in a matinee of Chicago on Broadway the day before the big race. Saturday night we were in bed by about 9PM. I wasn't expecting a great...