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No road, no race.........160km you have to wait........

So the last month has been a tough one for me! More mentally than anything. I have had to put serious thought in to the goal that got me running in the first place. 404 more words

Fundraising tip #2: Make ‘em laugh

I started my fundraising campaign early – about 6 months before I was due to run the marathon. I also conducted it entirely through Facebook which I know has the functionality to hide posts from connections who annoy /bore you. 345 more words


Tour du Benin

This year, for the first time, our GenEq committee organized a relay-run across the entire country of Benin as a fundraiser for our small grant fund that allows volunteers to complete projects that promote gender empowerment in their communities. 24 more words


Round 4: Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Round 4: Wild by Cheryl Strayed

August 28, 2014

She wrote “I looked south, to where I’d been, to the wild land that had schooled and scorched me, and considered my options.   502 more words


Mandela Day Marathon

I am so amped for this marathon on Sunday.   Not that I’m expecting anything great time wise – look at that profile!   I would just love to be able to complete it in the 6 hour time limit and clutch that medal in my hot sweaty paws! 165 more words

Stretching, she may be my friend, but I don't like her very much...

Marathon Training Day 17.

My 40 minute run didn’t go to bad today.  I didn’t go up the “horrible hill” today so I could give my legs some rest.   227 more words