20 reasons why everyone should run the nyc marathon at least once

During the next few weeks, it will be hard to focus on anything but the upcoming TCS NYC Marathon, when banners start streaming throughout Central Park, and people pour in from all corners of the world to watch, volunteer, or, more exciting, run. Even Tom Petty or Imagine Dragons crooning in my ear buds can’t … Continue Reading

how one small step sparked a whole new life

This post has been adapted from “Love Your Age: The Small-Step Solution to a Better, Longer, Happier Life” (National Geographic/AARP 2018) A few years ago, I stood on First Avenue with my two daughters and my husband, a few friends and neighbors, and lots of strangers. It was a glorious fall day and we were … Continue Reading

run for a cause, run a better marathon?

On Sunday, November 4th, I’ll run my 5th New York City Marathon (6th overall, and all since turning 50). Since race day is twelve weeks away, serious training began this week When I cross the finish line, I’ll be one month short of turning 62. Sure, there are lots of marathoners all over the world … Continue Reading