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Grand Canyon Rim to Rim

A few years ago, I went with my mom to see the Grand Canyon. We went on a chilly January day and looked down at it from the South Rim, spent half an hour walking around and then left. 1,155 more words


Thoresby 10 2017

Having a race the weekend after two weekends of marathons may not be the greatest of ideas. To make matters worse I decided to increase the distance for this race from the 10K option, to the 10 mile option. 1,821 more words


Racing again - back on my home (Cabbage) Patch

Having taken part in it for the first time last year, I’m a big fan of the Cabbage Patch 10. The award-winning Cabbage Patch 10, this is: … 649 more words


Starting Again from the Beginning

That was displayed on the scale yesterday. It’s not the heaviest I’ve ever been, but it’s darn close.

So, I’m starting over. Again. For the last time. 112 more words


Weekly Recap 10/22/17

Recovery week 2 post-Chicago Marathon, so not a whole lot of really exciting news to report. My HR monitor has been jacked up since Chicago so not reporting that data. 233 more words


Salcombe Coastal Marathon-sort of

This week in the run up to the booked in marathon, I was full of doubts. I had not run since Saltmarsh75 (two weeks) and was wondering if I could remember how, irrational? 1,030 more words


Why I Keep Running - My Chicago Marathon

Hours after the volunteers had gone home and the finishing line packed away for another year, I stood on a rooftop drinking a cocktail. Darkness had long taken away the humid sun and as I over looked Millennium Park (where the Chicago Marathon had started and finished) sipping the last dregs of my Old Fashioned I had one pure, lasting thought; how did I get here? 703 more words