Stuff I found while looking around

This week’s link roundup featuring Yoko Ono, Ira Glass, Questlove, Meb Keflezighi, the NYC Marathon, Pomplamoose and tiny dogs on tiny couches.

“We run so others don’t have to”

A year ago this week I was mildly injured in probably seventeen different areas of my body…

How I survived the 2011 ING NYC Marathon, part three

(You can find part one here and part two here.) I considered myself pretty lucky that I made it 14 miles without any of my injuries taking me out of the race. RELATED: I got a letter from my insurance provider telling me that they are pretty certain that all the injuries I’ve incurred in [...]

How I survived the 2011 ING NYC Marathon, part two

(You can find part one here.) Back in September I went on a couple of five-mile training runs with Christy and Erin of Every Mother Counts and realized that their pace was a tiny bit faster than my own. Nothing that I couldn’t keep up with, but when I thought about the enormity of the [...]

How I survived the 2011 ING NYC Marathon, part one

Sunday morning I woke up at 4:30 a.m., got dressed in all my running gear (jet-pack? CHECK!), and stuffed my event-approved bag with snacks and a Smurf-blue Snuggie. A what? A Snuggie. You took a Snuggie to the ING New York City Marathon? I took a Snuggie, a six-pack of Bud Lite and a McDonald’s [...]