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LONDON MARATHON TRAINING | Week 8 | The dreaded TREADMILL LONG RUN | DISINFECTING gym equipment

This week wasn’t the best training wise, and that is bound to happen over a 16 week training cycle. Due to pretty cold temps in New York, I was forced to hit the treadmill, or what runners like to call it, the dreadmill! Check out what I’m up to at the halfway mark of London Marathon training!

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LONDON MARATHON TRAINING Week 7 | RUNNING 10 MILES on the TRACK | GLOSSIER NYC | YOGA FOR RUNNERS

Week 7 of marathon training…..better late than never! Yes I’ll be posting week 8 tomorrow, so this blog is late AF, but better late than never!

This week I feel like I am getting my groove back! I had a nice relaxing run on the track with some unusually warm New York City weather. Switched over to my girlie side and picked up some cosmetics, fell more in love with Yoga, and of course I put some time in with my run crew. Looking forward to maintaining this groove in week 8! If you enjoy running and travel videos, please subscribe to my channel here: http://http://bit.ly/2kSRcAw

This week was pretty dope, and I’m grateful that I was able to experience it. Check out the full video below, or CLICK HERE.

LONDON MARATHON TRAINING Week 6 | Visiting the KOBE BRYANT MEMORIAL | RUNNING BROOKLYN | TEMPO RUN

Week 6 of marathon training was a goodie. Particularly because I did a running tour through Brooklyn with my running group for Black History Month-Day-Year. That’s right, it’s not just a single month for us, it’s our life!

Running through Fort Greene Park, seeing Spike Lee’s 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks, great African American Museums, churches, the Barclay Center, and the Kobe Bryant Memorial which was so beautiful and sad to see at the same time. Growing up in the Bronx, all I knew was Harlem, and my family in Queens, so Brooklyn was never on my radar. It’s amazing to see all of the history it beholds.

This week was pretty dope, and I’m grateful that I was able to experience it. Check out the full video below, or CLICK HERE.

LONDON MARATHON TRAINING | Week 5 | Can an off week hurt YOUR MARATHON TRAINING? | Life of a Runner

Week 5 of training; Ever had a lazy week of running? Well that’s exactly what this week was for me. I only got in 2 runs this week, and although I’m off of my training schedule, I felt strong during both runs, and that’s a win for me! Check out the visuals below from this week, and let me know if you’ve ever been off your training schedule, and how you’ve recovered.

Detroit Free Press International Half Marathon Weekend Visuals

Detroit Free Press International Half Marathon Weekend Visuals

In October I ran the Detroit Free Press Int’l half marathon. Check out my race recap HERE. Of course I chronicled the whole weekend, but never got around to editing the footage…silly me! So take a look at all that I did that weekend including:

✅Visiting the iconic #MotownMuseum (they don’t let you take pics or video inside, except for the studio room. Kinda puts a downer on the experience)
✅Bell Isle Aquarium – cute little Aquarium, free entry & free parking, add it to your list.
✅Anna Scrupps Whitcomb Conservatory – next door to the aquarium, it’s beautiful and worth a visit.
✅Joe Louis Monument – A ginormous fist in the middle of a busy road, a must visit IG photo op.
✅Eastern Market – lots of beautiful art, good music, and great food. Don’t forget to visit the Detroit vs. Everybody store!

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