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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

Running

When I Hear Crickets (#leslieruns)

I can tell I haven’t blogged in a while when I open the administrative page for this site and I hear crickets chirping! There are times when I think of something to write, but then I am busy working and I can’t just stop working to blog about a hobby. 442 more words

Running

Buffalo Runner

I run for my youth.

For those tired legs that tread the ground get softer every year.

Ragged and old, they will not free me as they do in these days. 123 more words

Poetry

The Force Is Strong In This One....(the force of relunctance)

I had good intentions to start of the new year with a 10K run — the Joe Kleinerman 10K in Central Park. It is the first run of the year for the New York Road Runners organization and typically 8K-10K folks run it as it qualifies for the 9+1 route to the 2016 New York City Marathon. 364 more words

Beginner

City Running...Keeping It Fresh (#leslieruns)

I am a country girl, but I live in a large city; a city that reveres the automobile at the expense of pedestrian convenience. I know this sounds like every other urban center, but in Monterrey, whoever builds the house builds the corresponding sidewalk, or so it would seem, which means major inconsistencies. 174 more words

Running

Solid 8km.

For what it’s worth, I’m proud to say that I logged a solid 8 kilometres tonight (once again busy with work assignments; can’t wait to get back to those 4:50 a.m rises!!) at an average pace of 5:15!! 52 more words

Running