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Oct 16, 2014 / 9 notes

Chicago Marathon 2014 Race Recap

Chicago Marathon 2014 Race Recap

Read part 1 of my Chicago Marathon recap here.

As the gun went off, my heart rate soared with excitement. I was doing this. I was running this damn marathon even if I had to walk the last 6 miles. I knew I followed my plan religiously and had to trust “the training.”  I wasn’t nervous or anxious. I was ready. 

I was in a corral that was projected to finish around 4 hours. I knew this was wishful…

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Oct 16, 2014 / 5 notes

Chicago Marathon 2014 Race Recap

Chicago Marathon 2014 Race Recap

Read part 1 of my Chicago Marathon recap here.

As the gun went off, my heart rate soared with excitement. I was doing this. I was running this damn marathon even if I had to walk the last 6 miles. I knew I followed my plan religiously and had to trust “the training.”  I wasn’t nervous or anxious. I was ready. 

I was in a corral that was projected to finish around 4 hours. I knew this was wishful…

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Oct 15, 2014 / 27 notes

The Best Stretches To Do Before You Run

The Best Stretches To Do Before You Run

Exercise is a science. Like nutrition, guidelines are always changing as our studies discover new and better techniques. This is why I don’t like to publicly proclaim that I follow any strict diet or one fitness trend. I feel it is perfectly fine to change your beliefs. Stretching is one of those topics that has recently seen changes to its typical protocol.

What To Do:

You want to warm up before…

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Oct 14, 2014 / 26 notes

The Lover Bowl from @lifealivecafe might be my favorite! Like seeing what I eat? Download my app in the iTunes Store for free - search “Sarah fit” - new meal plan to be added tomorrow am!!! #sarahfit #app #lifealive #vegan #healthyboston

Oct 13, 2014 / 9 notes

My First Marathon: Chicago Marathon Recap 2014

My First Marathon: Chicago Marathon Recap 2014

After training for over 4 months, yesterday I completed my first marathon in 4:17:42. Below is part 1 of my recap…

Flying To Chicago on Friday, October 10th

I did not miss one training run. My coach Jess was great at modifying my program to my schedule. My body was ready for this race. However, I woke up Friday feeling nauseous and exhausted. My flight was scheduled for 5:30 so I spent most of…

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I did it!!! Unofficial time of 4:17… I’ll take it! #chimarathon #warriorsinpink #racepacerunner thank you to my amazing coach @racepacejess for a training plan that had me feeling great all the way to the finish.
Oct 12, 2014 / 54 notes

I did it!!! Unofficial time of 4:17… I’ll take it! #chimarathon #warriorsinpink #racepacerunner thank you to my amazing coach @racepacejess for a training plan that had me feeling great all the way to the finish.