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Will Run for Bling and Pasta (& Cats)

In March 2009 at age 53, I signed up for a Couch to 5k Program at my local parks & rec. My goal was to learn how to run & how to enjoying running (which I always hated) with the ultimate goal of achieving a “runner’s body.” My definition of a runner’s body at that time was thin but muscular & generally awesome-looking. 241 more words

Bling

Summer Running

I’m not here to bitch about the heat.

Apparently I have a half marathon in three weeks. I’m not even sure how to summarize my training. 237 more words

Running

Race the Landing #5: All American Night (22:28)

If you’ve been reading this blog over the past few years, you know that the Race the Landing 5K series at Charles Towne Landing is one of my favorites and a highlight of my summer. 1,046 more words

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5K in every state 7. Oregon

19 June 2016
Portland, Oregon
My friend and colleague Lacey Gilliam ran with me.
This was the first 5K state run with someone.
Of course “with” in this instance means… 10 more words

5Ks

Race the Landing #4: Mexican Fiesta (21:55)

On Thursday night, I broke my streak of less-than-stellar 5Ks. Best of all, I did it at Race the Landing #4, which is almost like a “home course” for me in West Ashley. 922 more words

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19:59*

I DID IT!

I FINALLY RAN A 5K IN LESS THAN 20 MINUTES!!!

Well, sort of. That is, I *technically* did it, but I didn’t *officially* do it. 2,851 more words

Fitness

Race the Landing #3: A Taste of Italy (22:34)

Thursday night was the third 5K in this summer’s Race the Landing series.

Since Race the Landing #1 and Race the Landing #2, Charleston temperatures have gotten a lot hotter and more humid. 770 more words

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