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It doesn’t matter how long the race, or how far away the starting line, the alarm always seems to ring at 4:30am on Race Day, and with that ring of the bell my long hiatus from racing ended last Saturday with the Mistletoe Half Marathon in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. 421 more words

Distance Running

2.5 Years of Running & A New Goal

So, I’m obviously not good at this blogging thing.

I knew it had been a while since my last post, but somehow I didn’t realize that it had been (almost exactly) 2.5 years. 286 more words


How to Run a Half Marathon Without Really Trying-- runDisney's Star Wars Half Marathon

Ok, Short and Feisty, you’ve got this.

No, you didn’t do any training,

No, you’re probably not as hydrated as you should be, and

NO, it was… 891 more words

Does Stretching Reduce Speed and Power Performance?

In a sprint race, such as the 100m 200m or 400m, one hundredth of a second can mean the difference between winning and losing.  Optimizing performance, through an effective training program, has included  pre-activity stretching as a stalwart constituent of training  for many years.  2,524 more words


Kloof Nek Classic Half Marathon

Sunday, 25 January 2015

Training for Rome Marathon (for real this time)

Week 2 of 10: Day 12

56 days to go

So, still basking in the afterglow of yesterday’s run, I decided to do it all again today. 2,735 more words


Reflecting On Half #3

Hi everyone!  Ever since finishing the Her Tern Half AKA half #3, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about the race and running in general.   588 more words

Half Marathons

Because I can.

People often ask me why I am going to run a marathon. I used to reply that it was because I never thought I could and that that was good enough reason to try. 157 more words