NYC Marathon Spectators

NYC Marathon Spectators
The NYC Marathon is a really  great event.  Maybe I keep on saying that because it was the first marathon I ran with my friend.  We were so emotional after we finished it.  I’m really proud that she finished it and surprised that I did too.  Looking back, I’m really happy that we got...

Racevine Review

Racevine Review
It’s great to finally see a website dedicated to reviews on marathons, races, and triathlons. I know I’ve always had questions about how to get to a start line, which airport is the best, what kind of snacks do they give out, are their medals cool.  Racevine allows runners to post their...

Keep Hydrated During Races

Keep Hydrated During Races
The most common question about running races is how to  keep hydrated without having to stop to go to the washroom.  The worst thing for me when running any race is to stop for anything.  One time I was running this 2 mile race and my shoe laces got loose and during the race it got untied.  I saw...

Marathon Training – Adding Mileage Safely

Marathon Training – Adding Mileage Safely
One of the hardest things in marathon training is to add mileage to your training runs.  Once you’ve established your base foundation mileage which is usually about 20 miles a week, you can proceed to start adding mileage to your training runs.  The biggest mistake most runners try when marathon...

NYC Marathon mail

NYC Marathon mail
After you get accepted into the NYC Marathon, you will receive post mails from them.  The first mail will congratulate you for your acceptance and also let you know which wave you will be in.  The second package will give your confirmation paper which you need to bring to collect your race day package...

Training for the NYC Marathon

Training for the NYC Marathon
Now that your accepted into the NYC Marathon, the hard part is getting trained for it.  Rule of thumb for the beginner marathoner runner is that you should be training for your marathon in early April, at least 7 months in advance. There are many different training schedules for marathoners, but the...

Entrance into the NYC Marathon

Entrance into the NYC Marathon
While there is no qualifying time to enter into the NYC Marathon, it is no easy feat to get accepted. Over 60,000 sign up for the marathon but only 30,000 runners get accepted. NYC Marathon hosts the most diverse cultures and showcases the most elite runners in the world. Often celebrities like Katie...