Tobacco Road Marathon, what is better than one more bling?

Today I completed one more Marathon distance event. What makes this one a little bit more special than other ones is that 5 years ago I ran this event as my 1st Full Marathon event. Today, I ran the event again but this time I volunteered as a Pacer for the 4:25 finish pace group. "A pace team is a ...

Running Shorts: Coming up the Tobacco Road Marathon

 This coming Sunday is the Tobacco Road Marathon. I have been very fortunate to participate multiple time in past years. But last year, I missed running the event and I am kicking my butt for it, since race conditions for last year were super optimal for a race event. For now there is still some time to join the event, since last ...

Running Shorts: 300th day and counting

Today  I was able to complete a big running milestone for me, 300 consecutive days of running. This is definitely something that if you were to asked me couple years ago, the most likely answer you would have heard from me is, "ARE YOU INSANE?!" The rule was very simple, for the day to count it must meet the following criteria: ...

Running Shorts: Finally after 5 years trying

This morning as I was reading the usual work and personal emails and finally I saw the confirmation for the NYC Marathon with the good news. I have been trying to get in the lottery for the marathon for five years. After 1st three tries, the NYC Marathon changed the rules for the automatic entry after a certain amount of ...