Big Things Coming Tomorrow!

So, if you haven't noticed, I've been liking this marathon thing.  If you have told me 3 years ago that by the Spring of 2011 I'd have already run SIX marathons, I wouldn't have believed you.  I figured I'd run one just to see what the big deal was and be done.  Maybe run 2 …

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Race Week!

I'm super excited for the Little Rock Marathon on Sunday!  I'm excited to travel somewhere I've never been (even if it is Arkansas), for the challenge, the pre-race excitement at the starting line, the pain (weird, I know!), the feeling of getting to mile 25 and knowing there is just one mile left, crossing the …

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Marathon History Recap!

Before a marathon it helps me to recap my training, to sort of remind myself what I've accomplished and that I am ready and physically capable of meeting my goals in the marathon.  I'll do my training recap post soon. This whole marathon thing has been (and continues to be) a huge learning process for …

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Betcha Can’t Run Just One

An imaginary, turned real life, runner friend recently compared marathon running to eating Lays potato chips.  You know Lays' slogan, "Betcha can't eat just one."  My friend said marathons are like Lays chips, except they hurt more.  Betcha can't run just one. I think some people can run just one.  You know the people I'm …

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