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My New Running Fashion Accessory

It’s your lucky day, blog readers.  You get a sneak peek of the SUPER sexy and fashionable item that I’m gonna start wearing during my runs. Ready? I know what you are thinking.  WTF is that ugly thing?  Is she … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Marathon Training, Week #5

How do you train for a mountain marathon when you live in Minnesota and don’t have a mountain near you?  Find the hilliest section that you can and run it over and over and over for 17 miles.  Blah.  That’s … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Marathon Training, Week #4 Recap

I’m getting wimpier in my old age.  Below zero temps and double digit below zero windchills kept me in side for 5 of the 7 days this week. A couple of years ago, I would have been running outside in … Continue reading

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Preparing for lots of F-Bombs

Here’s what I’m predicting about my experience at the Blue Ridge Marathon:  It’s gonna be the marathon where my F-Bomb count is BY FAR the highest. The hills (mountains) are already scaring me. Blue Ridge Marathon Video I’ve been reading … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Marathon Training, Week #3

This week was all about improvising.  I had to mix up the order of the workouts, as well as the workouts themselves, because of cold weather. I ended up on the treadmill more than I wanted to, which meant my … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Marathon Training, Week #2

It was a really fun and peaceful Christmas holiday.  Loved it. Week #2 of Blue Ridge Marathon training went well.  Controlled myself a bit more with the Christmas cookies.  Made more of an effort with the core (but still not … Continue reading

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