It’s almost Halloween, but more importantly, I cannot believe that October is almost over! The holidays are quickly approaching! It’s easy to enjoy Halloween candy – let’s face it, who doesn’t like chocolate?! If you are currently in training, as many runners are since it’s marathon season, you may not want to derail your diet […]
How Running Makes You Younger!
As seen in Prevention Magazine – October Issue When I came across this article in the October edition of Prevention magazine, I just knew I had to blog about it. I mean seriously…who doesn’t want to look younger?! (…and yes, this applies to both men and women). For me it’s more about looking healthy vs. […]
Training Groups = Awesome!
Hello from Connecticut on this rainy, cloudy and windy Saturday. No morning run for me today, so I thought I’d write a blog instead 🙂 This past July I joined a training group for my upcoming half marathons in the Fall. I decided this would be the best way for me to train properly, learn […]
Double Race Weekend – Double PR Weekend!
Happy Hump Day! I’m so happy to be half-way through the work week 🙂 I had a very eventful weekend. This past weekend I ran a 5K race on Saturday and a half-marathon on Sunday. This was my first time running two races in one weekend so I was a little nervous. I am happy […]
Review: PRO Compression Socks + Discount Code!
How much do I LOVE PRO Compression socks…let me count the ways! A more recent purchase – #allthesocks Trainer Low socks in royal blue – NYCRUNS Queens Half Marathong Hard to see in this photo, but I’m wearing the trainer low socks in charcoal/neon (Diva’s Half Marathon – Long Island) Black calf sleeves and trainer […]
NYCRUNS Queens Half Marathon Recap!
I wanted to do this write-up on Sunday after the race, but I was way too tired. Then I wanted to do it yesterday but after work and teaching a spinning class, that just wasn’t possible. Better late than never I guess! Trying to not look cold before the start of the race! On Sunday […]
How do you stay active on vacation?
Last week I went to Atlantic City for a few days. I’m not much of a gambler, but I do enjoy the boardwalk and the outlet stores that they have nearby 🙂 Since I have a half-marathon in a week, I still wanted to stick to my training plan. I’m really hoping to PR at […]
What if everyone ran?
What if everyone ran? This was the question tackled by MBA students in their quest to see how society would benefit overall is every single American ran. I cam upon the article ‘Number Crunchers’ in the September edition of Runner’s World magazine. It was a fantastic article that highlighted all the good that can be […]
Welcome to my blog!
Hello awesome people! Welcome to my blog! As this is my first official blog post, I would like to welcome everyone to the KookyRunner blog. I’m so glad you have decided the visit my blog! So I’m sure you’re wondering…why the name kookyrunner? It’s quite simple – I’m a little bit crazy (kooky) and I’m […]