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Day 19

Yesterday, the rain was really persistent about me staying home. It’s hard to argue with the rain especially when it’s seriously expressing itself. So, I stayed home, watched a bit tv though now I can’t remember what was on. 431 more words


Marathon Woes: What if?

In less than 24 hours, I will be exactly one week away from lining up at the starting line of my first full marathon. I’m anxious, excited and yes …afraid. 1,159 more words


Unprepared Racing: A Few Tips

On January 14th, I took to the streets of beautiful, sunny, and warm Carlsbad, California for my first race of 2018!  It also happened to be my first running road race in over 8 months, so I expected a bit of a longer morning. 679 more words


Nick Symmonds, Professional Runner: He's Just Like Us!

Sure, professional runners are faster than us (maybe), but it turns out they’re just like us! Especially Nick Symmonds,¬†retired middle-distance runner, specialist in the 800 meter and 1500 meter, & Olympian, and… 182 more words


Remember Those Who Can't

Strange title right? We’ll get to that.

So here it is… my post about running a marathon. It took me some time to decompress after running and then after getting home to be able to write this. 1,331 more words


Forest running....

The truth about forest running, is that all of us runners are just big kids.

We love getting soaking wet and completely covered in mud! After my training more or less going out the window the past few weeks due to illness and holidays, it’s time to nuckle down, and there is no place better than out in the forest. 53 more words

Week 11 Back in the swing of things.....

I was lazy, like really lazy, maybe even super lazy. Most of us pick up bad habits over the Christmas period. I ate a lot, ran a little, slept loads and did nothing many times. 388 more words