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the final countdown...

Given that I am leaving for Boston tomorrow morning and hope to get in a shakeout run before I leave, sleeping should really come before writing right now, but I would be remiss if I didn’t capture some of my excitement in these final days before the Big Day in writing. 962 more words

The 8 Mile Run That Finally Happened


In my last blog post I noted that I had an 8 mile run planned for last Sunday. Well, it was raining/snowing and winds reached 35 mph that day. 389 more words



I took this photo this morning watching my girls in the final mile of their 18-20 miler. Just look at these faces!

We know running is a mental game. 274 more words

All Kinds of Stuff Happening!

The running is coming together….you know… on my days off.  I’m still having a little struggle on the work days…  I skipped two days this week. 768 more words


Back to Boston

When I first qualified for the Boston Marathon in 2012, I saw running the race as a once-in-a-lifetime event. I would go, run my heart out, then move on to other races. 143 more words


Snagged a Coveted Registration

Months ago, I came across a series of races being held in Rachel, NV. They’re all run on Extraterrestrial Highway and start at midnight. How cool is that? 82 more words


10 Tips for Looking Forward to Your Long Run!

Whether you are training for a race or just trying to up your milage as a distance/endurance runner, many people struggle with the long run “hurdle”. 649 more words