At the end of the 2015 summer, I was having a really hard time in my personal life. My outlet on handling such stress, is to run. This peaked my interested in hopping back on the comeback train and going after some unfinished business on the track and on the roads.
“Where am I going now?” I frantically texted my coach after my race at the Las Vegas Rock n’ Roll Half Marathon. After coming 25 seconds short of the Olympic Trials Qualifying time in San Jose, I was encouraged by other athletes to race in Vegas for a fast, flat course. At the ten mile mark at Vegas, I was about 20 seconds under pace for the OTQ. However, Mother Natu
In 2012, I was 20 years old. I was in my junior year of College at UC Berkeley, running on a full ride scholarship for the cross-country and track and field teams. It’s 2014 now though, and I just turned in paperwork for a medical leave of absence from my final semester at school due to severe Ulcerative Colitis.
The 19-year-old East Northport resident, who has autism, became one of the nation’s top prep runners during his time at Northport High School and has continued to make a name for himself after graduating in June.
The World’s Southernmost Marathon This week’s Motivation Monday is a radical video of the Antarctic Ice Marathon. Now the race itself will likely discourage anyone with common sense from wanting to ever run, but the video is cool and gives us all the necessary feels. The Antarctic Ice Marathon is the only marathon run in […]