Guest Blog: Fernando’s Central Park 10K!

The first real race of the year goes to Fernando!

IMG_6205As the cold, snowy & rainy winter days are passing by, I have been stricken with some sort of sickness which renders me inside. Back when I used to have my good ole’ cheap gym (Yay, Dolphin’s!) I could just hit the treadmill instead of running on ice, but I have come to terms with the weather and my wallet, and I feel ok staying in when it seems like a better idea to grab more Z’s than break my ankle or get more sick. (That being said, anyone have a recommendation for running shoes meant for such conditions?)

But that doesn’t mean I haven’t spent ample time outdoors in the park! As a matter of fact, I have run whenever possible my usual schedule, and I made myself a new ‘first’ – being the Supporter during the Joe Kleinerman 10K! And without further ado, Fernando will tell you all about his first race of the year! Continue reading

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Running to the New Year!

Starting off 2013 by putting my best foot forward

IMG_6044-1This New Year’s Eve was spectacularly different and fun! Instead of partying, drinking, or just plain giving up and sleeping, I went to Central Park to run the Emerald Nuts Midnight 4M Fun Run! A non-scored race, and kicked off by a huge dance party by the bandstand, it was the perfect non-competitive run with “Happy New Year!” being shouted by the runners and spectators which I truly enjoyed.

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