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NYRR Popular Brooklyn Half Marathon 2019

With the NYC Half Marathon 2019 in the rear view mirror, I wanted to continue my journey towards running it again in 2020. To do so would require running 4 of the 6 borough races (NYC Half Marathon, Brooklyn Half Marathon, Queens 10k, Bronx 10M, Staten Island Half Marathon, and Manhattan 7M), and the second one of the year would be the NYRR Popular Brooklyn Half Marathon.

Review: The LEGO Zoo

At one point or another, everyone takes their LEGO bricks and attempts to build an animal or two. Stacking bricks to create legs and a body to create a rudimentary animal is the beginning steps to a bigger world, but what happens when a builder wants to move to the next level? That’s where The LEGO Zoo by Jody Padulano comes in.

Review: Giraffes on Horseback Salad

In 1937, noted surrealist Salvador Dalí visited the United States, and while he was here, he made sure to meet with some of the biggest stars of the period – the Marx Brothers. Dalí and Harpo Marx became fast friends, starting by painting each other and ultimately writing a film together that was never filmed.

NYRR United NYC Half Marathon 2019

In preparation for the 2018 NYC Marathon, I ran multiple New York Road Runner races, including four of the borough races, which would get me entry into the United NYC Half Marathon 2018. The NYC Marathon was my last 26.2 mile race, but it allowed me the possibility of entering one of the largest half […]