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Indy Mini Goals (and action steps to help me reach them)

In 2 weeks and 3 days I will be running my third half-marathon. My first one was the Indy Mini 5 years ago, so I do have an idea of how crowded it will be. 406 more words


The Green Circle Trail

Who knew 55 degrees could feel so balmy? Today the Point was bustling, with many donning shorts and tshirts. It’s almost hard to believe that just last week I was out shoveling snow. 164 more words

Ordinary Life

When in Doubt, Just Run

About a month ago, I suffered a fairly significant calf injury. My half marathon training was going along great, but heading into my 4th week, I began feeling an incredibly painful tightness and straining in my left calf. 487 more words


The Beginning of My First 13.1 Mile Journey

Approximately two months ago, my dear friend over at Jubilee and a Cup of Tea asked me if I would join her in running a half marathon. 406 more words


The Worst Quitter: How I Quit a Half Marathon Then Ran It Anyway

I am somewhat embarrassed to say that I am the worst quitter I know.  Well, sometimes I am a great quitter: I quit smoking 16 months ago.   943 more words


One America Indy 500 Festival Mini Marathon

The One America Indy 500 Festival Mini Marathon, better known as the “Indy Mini” is the largest half marathon in the country.  I heard about this race from a race expo last year and knew it would be on my 2014 race schedule.   1,292 more words


Indy Mini Marathon / One America 500 Festival- Overall Event Review

I participated in my first Indy Mini Marathon / One America 500 Festival on May 3, 2014.  The run takes place in downtown Indianapolis and allows runners the chance to run on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.   479 more words