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Bubble Run 5k

For our October Race, we completed the Bubble Run 5k at Lake Lanier.  This race boasts a 3.1 mile distance with interspersed multi-color “Foam Bogs” (bubble stations). 224 more words

I Just Felt Like Running

The Sh*t is Getting Close

A quick post, because I wrote a long entry and WordPress crashed before it published.

First, I want to thank many of you folks who have sent me encouraging words, comments, and strategies for running this marathon. 317 more words


Double Amputee Plans To Run 31 Marathons In 31 Cities In 31 Days [VIDEO]

Rob Jones lost both of his legs in 2010 after stepping on an IED in Afghanistan but that doesn’t define him. He’s showing everyone that, 144 more words


Friday Finds - 20th October

Friday Finds is a regular feature in which I collate and share interesting articles and posts on running/health/fitness which I’ve read recently. Some might be inspiring, some might be scientific, some might provoke debate. 742 more words


Quite frankly, fatness

It’s good to be back running.

No. It’s great to be back running. I injured my Achilles tendon during the Stonehaven half marathon on the first weekend in July and had to stop running until mid-September. 817 more words

How I Ran a Half-Marathon in 21 Days

Yes, you read that correctly. 21 days as in three weeks. You’re probably thinking, “Who on earth decides to run a half-marathon with only three weeks to train?”  1,305 more words

Two Hours

The Quest to Run the Impossible Marathon, by Ed Caesar

Only within the past few decades has the marathon caught popular attention. In the early years of the sport, spectators and participants alike thought it folly to attempt such a long-distance run. 482 more words