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Experience Is The Best Teacher – Running My First Half-Marathon

I ran my very first half-marathon on February 5, 2012 in the Tallahassee Half-Marathon!!! It was amazing. If you had told me ten years ago that I would actually have a great time running 13.1 miles I would have laughed … Continue reading

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My First Half Marathon

I am running my first half marathon tomorrow. You may be wondering why not the full marathon. I’m a little irritated myself but I will do my best to stay calm while I explain… Apparently, the Tallahassee Marathon has a … Continue reading

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The Truth About Marathon Training – Part 2

I am beat. I ran 15 miles today and I’m exhausted. I have a ways to go before I’m ready for this marathon. (Oh yeah, I’m running the Tallahasse Marathon on Feb. 5. Very excited but scared to death). While … Continue reading

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The Truth About Marathon Training – Part 1

I’m back and in full effect. It has been a long hard road back to blogging but I am renewed and completely determined to continue detailing this journey, hopefully for someone’s benefit but if not at least for my own. … Continue reading

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Finish What You Start

So apparently there is some debate in the marathon world about whether it’s okay to walk at any point during a marathon. A few of the running “elite” argue that if you look at its history, the entire point of … Continue reading

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Before And After

I ran 18 miles today… very excited!  But I spent the entire week increasingly nervous about my ability to get through that many miles. I didn’t want to say I’m running 18 miles and then fail miserably. Embarrassment is big … Continue reading

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The Marathon is Coming, The Marathon is Coming!

I have officially picked the marathon I’m going to run. It’s called Running For The Bay, in beautiful Apalachicola Bay, Florida. I’m so excited! (And I just can’t hide it. I’m about to lose control and I think I like … Continue reading

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