How to get a charity entry to Tokyo Marathon

How to get a charity entry to Tokyo Marathon

Tokyo Marathon (to be held on March 1st, 2020) has a field of ~30,000 runners out of which 26,370 are through a lottery entry. While several people I know have been successful in getting a lottery spot, it is becoming increasingly difficult with a growing number of people looking to complete Tokyo as part of the World Marathon Majors Challenge (Tokyo, London, Boston, Berlin, Chicago, New York). In my quest for the WMM as a personal challenge, I figured that…

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15 Weeks to Berlin: Training Recap

15 Weeks to Berlin: Training Recap

Just when I was so proud of keeping up with strength training sessions, I missed all of my strength training lunchtime bootcamp last week due to sickness and also this week. A team lunch, a work meeting and emotional drainage took precedence over the 30min sessions. But I alteast got my runs in and maintained my routine and cadence from the past 2-3 weeks. Monday: Yoga followed by a 3 mile treadmill run It was the worst treadmill spot ever…

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Why the London Marathon is my favorite

Why the London Marathon is my favorite

3 years ago, I gathered at Greenwich village with 40,000 others to make a trip from Greenwich to Buckingham Palace/St. James park and that journey instantaneously became my absolute favorite marathon ever. Yes, I loved the London Marathon even more than the New York City Marathon, which was every bit as wonderful as I’d read it would be. But London was … just something else. Ever since I dreamed of the possibility of running a marathon, London was at the…

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Earth Day Tips – How to be an eco-conscious runner

Earth Day Tips – How to be an eco-conscious runner

My picture perfect run where I could get lost with myself and my thoughts and just BE would be on a trail or a beach run. I don’t get too many chances to run on the beach, but I am lucky to have an abundance of trails just 15min drive from me. How can I as a runner protect and take care of the trails? Sharing some tips for Earth Day on how to be an eco-conscious runner. Leave it…

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Goodbye, Runner’s World

Goodbye, Runner’s World

About 8-9 years ago, as a brand new runner who knew absolutely nothing about running, I gave myself a New Year’s Gift – a subscription to the Runners World Magazine. I would look forward to every magazine and soak up the columns and articles. As years passed by and I grew more inquisitive of running, I started interacting with the Runner’s World writers through their online presence. I “met” and talked with Bart Yasso over twitter way before I met…

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