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Trying to balance it all

Last week was the epitome of the struggles of trying to balance a life of passion and joy that includes training for a long distance race. 367 more words


Training has begun!

You may find it weird for someone who has just run a marathon to proclaim that “training has begun”. However, it’s key to note that one needs time to simply relax and do nothing training wise after a race to let all aspects of the body recover, including the mind. 322 more words

Utshani Obulele

I have always loved the music of South Africa. One of the people who best exhibited what South Africa needed in its dark days was Johnny Clegg. 405 more words

Mission Accomplished

“Congratulations. Thank you for participating.” These were the words said to me as a marine put a medal around my neck. All throughout the 26.2 mile course, marines were lined up cheering the runners on, handing out cups of water and Gatorade for us and waiting at the end to put that medal around our necks. 526 more words


47,000 steps closer...

I ran the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington DC/Virginia last weekend. I had signed up for it a while back as a destination marathon – one to use to check out a significant destination, run for joy and passion. 405 more words

Marine Corps Marathon… here I come!

After 18 weeks of training, it is so hard to believe that my marathon weekend is officially here!! In the words of a good friend, (who just did an Ironman!) “training just becomes the new normal.” You almost forget that eventually there is a race at the end of the training program. 356 more words