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Balmy Running Weather!

You know you’re a Minnesotan when you wake up and are literally smiling and excited to run because it’s FINALLY going to be 20 degrees and sunny outside!  Balmy.  Lovely. Exactly what I needed.  It’s been a long couple of … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I think 2016 will go down as the year that I wrote the fewest posts on runninfromthelaw.com. I just wasn’t feeling it. Blogging, not running.  Running was actually great in 2016.  I ran 2001 miles!  And, I can honestly say … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Marathon 2016 in Photos

Photos courtesy of my awesome and talented photographer brother, Tom of ThomasJSpence Images. It was a slow day (3rd worst marathon time at 4:22), but a great day. Perfect running weather. Good company. Great crowds. Family and friends supporting. Healthy … Continue reading

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The Best Is Yet To Be: Thoughts From A Mom With A (partially) Empty Nest

When I dropped my daughter off at college – 7 hours away from home – last week, I was overwhelmed with emotion.  Pride – about all that she has accomplished in her short 18 years. Sadness – about the change … Continue reading

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Lessons from my crappy 20 miler!

It’s always such a relief to get the first 20 miler of a marathon training cycle done! Finished my first one for Twin Cities Marathon 2016 yesterday.  It was ugly. The first 10 miles were great.  And then I hit … Continue reading

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My two cents on how to BQ

Hello readers! For those of you interested on my two cents on how to qualify for the Boston Marathon, please check out my post on my I Mua Training website! Don’t worry – I won’t cross-post too often.  But I … Continue reading

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