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Looking back a year - taking my trainers to Budapest

“There are as many reasons for running as there are days in the year, years in my life. But mostly I run because I am an animal and a child, an artist and a saint. 1,770 more words


5K Race Tomorrow!

Deep in the doldrums of not feeling much like running it turns out I have a 5K race. The Andares Run for Us is a race I have run before, only the 10K distance a couple years ago. 236 more words


Running in St. Louis

Near the end of July I was able to travel with my husband, Josh, to St. Louis. He was attending the NASO Summit (an officials conference.) 299 more words

On Deck: Two Weeks Out (Brooklyn Half)

I’m a week behind in training with Mother’s Day coming up this weekend as well as a 4-mile race. Given both I suspect I will be two weeks off from ending my truncated half marathon micoach training plan. 216 more words


Race #4: Race As One Presented by JPMorgan Chase (4M)

Today was the second of three back-to-back 4 mile races I have in Central Park. This race benefited lung cancer research and thus was co-sponsored by some for-profit entity — last race Nike and this one with JPMorgan Chase. 692 more words

Day 71: Run in D.C.? Capital idea

Tuesday night, I arrived in Washington, D.C., for a speechwriting and executive communication conference at George Washington University.

The nation’s capital is one of my favorite cities to visit … so the intensive nature of a conference jam-packed into 36 hours made it impossible to see any of D.C. 307 more words

The Next Race (#leslieruns)

It’s easy to become complacent after completing a goal race. I have become complacent before, and it hasn’t led me anywhere good. That is why I ran a 4K round-trip to… 178 more words