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London Marathon 2016

The London Marathon in 2009 was my first ever marathon. I signed up the day after the 2008 race, which had coincided with a bad rowing race we’d been forced to concede and I’d gone for an angry post-race run along the canal. 2,023 more words

Asbury Park Half Marathon - Runapalooza Race Recap

Saturday morning I woke up bright & early and headed to Asbury Park to run my 26th Half Marathon! It was my 1st time doing the Runapalooza race series and after hearing so many positive things about I was looking forward to finally running it for months. 996 more words

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Pittsburgh Marathon Training: Review and Thoughts

I said before that taper is the best time to reflect on the training cycle, because it’s still fresh in your mind and your opinion of it hasn’t yet been influenced by the race outcome. 1,550 more words

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One Boston Day, 2016

As many readers know, I was a runner in the 2013 Boston Marathon, and was less than a mile away from finishing when the bombs at the finish line exploded 3 years ago today, at 2:49 PM Eastern Time. 657 more words

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Miles for Melissa - March

Last week; I asked the running community to log “Miles for Melissa” for the 5th month in a row since suddenly losing my sister in October! 224 more words

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Misc. Monday: Spring Marathon Training

With my next 26.2 just around the corner on April 30th, spring marathon training is in high gear. Not that I wouldn’t be running year round anyway just for fun, but there’s a certain added pressure from the mileage called for by a full marathon. 738 more words

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Wordless Wednesday #1

*Although this is suppose to be a “Wordless Wednesday”, since it is my first, I thought I would include a short explanation.  I’ve been inspired by other bloggers’ Wordless Wednesdays (such as Ashley of  30 more words