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It’s Been Awhile!

Slowly but surely I’m getting back into running shape.  Really slowly.  After three weeks off after Twin Cities, I’m easing back into running (and cycling on the trainer).  The arctic blast and early snow that we got last week make … Continue reading

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Because Just Any Old Marathon Isn’t Challenging Enough . . .

I registered for “America’s Toughest Road Marathon”. Seriously. I’m officially registered for The Blue Ridge Marathon in Roanke, Virginia on April 18, 2015. What makes it so tough? 7,430 feet of elevation change during the 26.2 miles. Running up and … Continue reading

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Post Marathon Truths

So after running 13 marathons, here are some things that I’ve found to be true, post marathon, for every single one of them: During the marathon, I swear that running a marathon is the stupidest thing I’ve ever done and … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Marathon 2014 – Race Recap

My previous 12 race reports were about goals achieved (or not achieved), paces, what went right, what went wrong, blah, blah, blah. This marathon, my come-back-marathon after 168 days of no running because of two tibial stress fractures, was different. … Continue reading

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Lucky #13

Lucky #13 marathon is in the books.  4:06:50.  Painful last 11 miles. Full report to follow when I’m not sore and tired!  It was a hard day out there today.  It hurt, but I’m not hurt. A couple of my … Continue reading

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TCM: Pre-race thoughts

Besides Boston, this is the most excited I’ve ever been for a marathon!  I’m 90% excited and only 10% nervous.  I REALLY honestly have no time goals, which takes away from the nerves.  Do I want to do well?  Of … Continue reading

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