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I have a plan!

Those of you who have been following me for a while know that I need a plan.  A goal marathon. A training schedule. A race on the horizon. When I’m training I am happier. More productive. More disciplined. I’m just … Continue reading

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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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