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5 Qualities of a Great Running Buddy

As I was running on Friday with one of my running buds, I started thinking about how grateful I am for the people who, like me, love to run, and are willing to get up early in the summer heat and run with me as I train to qualify for Boston. 680 more words

A little cracked, maybe, but not scrambled

Putting Humpty Dumpty back together again

When I started running regularly back in 2007, no one told me that I wouldn’t be able to just run and be able to do everything else I wanted to whenever I wanted to.   771 more words


Girls Can't Run Marathons! Oh, Yeah?

Girls can’t run marathons. Girls can’t do much of anything. They’re just…girls.

Young women today need to realize that women have not always been equals in the world, and in many ways, we still aren’t. 357 more words


Marathon Training Day 3 &4

If there was one thing I needed as added motivation to get me to train harder was to increase my Vo2 Max level which happened today with the double runs I’m doing morning and night on Tuesday’s and Thursdays.   193 more words


6 Years & Running Strong

Today is a special day for me.  It was six years ago on May 26, 2010 when I started my journey as a runner on the Kokosing Gap Trail in Mount Vernon.   357 more words


Indy 500 not the only sporting event to celebrate 100

The Indianapolis 500 joins a respected list of North American sporting events to celebrate its 100th edition. A sampling:


First event: 1875

100th event: … 572 more words


There is always room for improvement

Today is day one of my 15 week Fall marathon training plan and I have some serious work to do if I want to achieve my goal time. 1,384 more words