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Marathon Training 101

I would like to start with a few words of inspiration: You can do it!

Here’s how I got into marathons:

I began running in high school, when I joined the Cross Country team. 1,182 more words


Counting My Blessings 

Last week, I got to share a run with a friend; I took pictures on the 9 mile trail run that starts on my doorstep and sent them straight to his phone. 118 more words


Running on Happy

“All men should strive to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why.”

- James Thurber

June was epic. I honestly can’t think of a more fitting word to describe a month which included a world record attempt, the Billy Bland challenge, as well as my first ultramarathon?

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Zen Running

The Zen Runners

If you have ever seen The Spirit of the Marathon (and if you haven’t, go watch it NOW), you probably remember the clip about the “zen runners.” (sadly, no clip on Youtube – unforgivable!) These are the runners that run without a garmin. 251 more words