Brooklyn Half Marathon Race Strategy

Brooklyn Half Race Strategy
The Brooklyn Half Marathon takes you from Eastern Parkway to the finish line on the boardwalk at Coney Island. It's an iconic 13.1-mile journey through the amazing borough of Brooklyn. The Popular Brooklyn Half is a fun race and a good one to pr since it's just a bit hilly in the beginning and then entirely flat for the rest of the race. A smart Brooklyn Half Marathon race [...]
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New York City Marathon Course

New York City Marathon Course
Are you running the New York City Marathon 2020 and are wondering about the NYC Marathon route and the perfect New York City Marathon course strategy? The TCS New York City Marathon is one of the greatest in the world. Not only because of the crowds but also because it's the scenic course you will probably never forget. The New York City Marathon course is challenging [...]
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Berlin Marathon 2019: Full Race Recap

Berlin Marathon review: Start line
The beauty (or the curse) of running a marathon is that you never know what you'll be going to get. You can have a great race or a really shitty one. You just never know. Multiple factors come into place. Some of them you can control while others are completely out of your hands. This year I went back to Berlin for redemption. For myself. [...]
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My NYC Marathon Tips and Tricks

NYC Marathon tips and tricks
Are you running the NYC Marathon? Congrats! The NYC Marathon is one of the greatest marathons in the world, and it’s a remarkable experience you will never forget.  When the “City That Never Sleeps” gets ready for the marathon, make sure you know all of these NYC Marathon tips and tricks just in case. After all, you want to have the best experience before, during, [...]
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Chicago Marathon Course Strategy

Chicago Marathon course
The Chicago Marathon is one of the greatest marathons you can possibly run. It’s great for experienced runners as well as first-timers. And the course itself is stunning. You can expect over 45,000 runners and hundreds of thousands of spectators cheering you on. The course is also pretty flat, making the Chicago Marathon one of the fastest marathons in the world--close behind the Berlin Marathon [...]
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Everything You Need to Know About the 2020 Berlin Marathon

What you need to know about the Berlin Marathon
It’s almost that time again! Last year I had the incredible experience of completing the Berlin Marathon. And although I hit a PR, I still made a lot of mistakes. Factoring those initial struggles into my training, I recently developed a new course strategy for the 2020 Berlin Marathon. But because I have experience with the in’s and out’s the race, I thought I’d also [...]
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My NYC Marathon experience

NYC Marathon experience
4 months of training. Total logged distance (mi): 423.50 (677.60 km). 50,000 runners at the start. 5 boroughs from Staten Island to Manhattan. 10,000 volunteers who pitched in, and the million-plus spectators who cheered from the sidelines. 26.2 miles - a journey I will never forget. A lot of people have warned me that this race, or a marathon in general will change my life. You will [...]
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Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta

Peachtree Road Race
The Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta - It's the world's largest 10K road race. 60.000 runners with more than 45 years and counting in the making. The largest Road Race of any kind in the States. The race attracts some of the world's elite runners and has served as both the United States' men's and women's 10K championship in the past years.  The Peachtree Road Race [...]
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NYC Half 2018 review

NYC Half 2018 review
It's done. Another great half marathon in the books. It definitely was an outstanding one in many ways. Not only because I ran a new personal best of 01:48:30 (old PR was 01:50:51 on the old course) but also because of the circumstances this year. It was a new course - nobody knew what to expect. Then it was a very cold Sunday morning in [...]
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Empire State Building Run-Up

Empire State Building Run-Up
The Empire State Building Run-Up: It's the most famous tower race in the world. It challenges athletes from all over the globe to run the 1576 stairs (86 flights). This year I was one of them. When I got the email from Turkish Airlines, the sponsor of the race, I thought they were joking. It is so hard to get a ticket for this race [...]
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