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Destination Race Preview: The All American Marathon and Mike to Mike Half Marathon

I was given the wonderful opportunity to participate in a very unique race called the Mike to Mike Half Marathon. In less than two weeks I will be packing my running shoes and race gear into a suitcase and traveling almost 2500 miles across the country to run 13.1 miles in the gorgeous state of North Carolina. 704 more words


I've signed up for a marathon!

The title of this post makes me sound even more excited than I actually am. Not that I am not looking forward to running a marathon, but I think the emotion I am feeling the most is nervous. 147 more words


4 days until race day

If you’ve been compulsively checking Sunday’s forecast in Oklahoma City, then you’re well aware of the 40% chance of severe thunderstorms and 22 mph winds scheduled to attack at the same time as my marathon. 424 more words

National Infertility Awareness Week - Another Marathon, Metaphorically

As part of this years theme “resolve to know more”, I dug up an old post I did awhile back as part of an analogy project in order to attempt to explain what infertility feels like. 935 more words


Why I'm Not Running a Half Marathon or Marathon in 2014

Remember when I said I wasn’t sure if I was going to run a race this year?  I finally made my decision and have decided NOT to run a half marathon or marathon this summer or fall. 354 more words


Boston marathon 2014... simply amazing!

Boston Strong that was the theme of 2014! After the awful bombing attacks of 2013 (which I ran that year also) The running world and city of Boston came back stronger than ever and put on one amazing event!! 1,468 more words

One year after the Boston Marathon bombing

Ever since moving to Boston in 1999, I’ve been keenly aware of the ways in which I am separate from the city’s mainstream culture. As a queer woman, as a poet, as a… 769 more words

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