Tag Archives: marathon

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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Run The Talk

Did you know that when I started marathon training, I was not stretching before each run? How in the world did I think I could just hop up and run 4 or 5 miles without a single knee, glute, hamstring … Continue reading

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The Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Waste

The mind wanders a lot when you run. And I mean a lot. I finally completed a 13.1 mile run, which is a half-marathon, and I think I thought every thought there is to think in that 2 hours and … Continue reading

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When It Rains, It Drizzles

Anyone who knows me knows there are a few things I don’t like. I don’t like tomatoes. I don’t like cold weather. I don’t like surpises. And I don’t like being out in the rain. Not just out in the … Continue reading

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