9 Things I Learned Running the New York City Marathon

HOLLIE SICK RUNNING THE 2018 NEW YORK CITY MARATHON. (COURTESY HOLLIE SICK)

This was my second New York City Marathon and my third overall marathon. I like half marathons better, but it was the first marathon that “clicked.”

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31 Gorgeous Running Routes in New Jersey Parks

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As many readers know, I’m a resident of New Jersey. I didn’t grow up in the Garden State but have spent the last five years living here.

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10 Half Marathons on Islands Around the World

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What It Takes to Up Your Running Distance

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If you are ready to take your running to the next level distance-wise, there are six key things to tell you it is time.

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Carissa Liebowitz at the 2018 New York City Marathon.

Carissa Liebowitz at the 2018 New York City Marathon.

Editor’s note: Carissa, a longtime runner and writer for HalfMarathons.Net, ran the New York City Marathon earlier this month, finishing with a time of 3 hours, 24 minutes.

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Ahhhhhhh, Turkey Day. A day of rest, football, and even running for those ambitious enough to attempt a half.

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Laura Dattaro at the finish line of the Brooklyn Half Marathon.

It was around the end of the tenth mile that the thought first occurred to me, much to my surprise and entertainment. The early morning rain that had quieted before the race had returned as a light mist, keeping me cool as the rising sun started to warm the air.

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10 Greece Half Marathons You'll Love Running in 2019

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How You Know You're Ready to Run a Half Marathon

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So you’ve landed yourself at halfmarathons.net and aren’t sure you are “ready” to run a half marathon?

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Many on the East Coast know this story too well: You train hard for your big race. You are feeling ready to accomplish the goal. Then the 10 day forecast comes and you see… rain and more rain.

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