Category Archives: Running category

Oh, how I miss reading!

Let’s say your passion is reading. You spend your days and nights with your reading friends reading and talking about books. When you aren’t reading, you are coaching others to read. Oh, what a wonderful life! One day, the doctor … Continue reading

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Who owns the roads anyway?

It’s bigger than the issue of who has the right to be on our public roads. I pay my taxes just like everyone else. It’s not just that drivers don’t think about runners and don’t see us until the last … Continue reading

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Injury Management

Training for a race while suffering from an injury is grueling! It’s super important to make sure you focus on the positives along the way. Today, I had a very satisfying training run. I wasn’t in pain. I had to … Continue reading

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Boston Training:)

It is an interesting transition between training to qualify for the Boston Marathon, to actually training to run the Boston Marathon! What an incredible journey in which I have solicited so many opinions and received many unsolicited opinions about how … Continue reading

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Running/Jogging/Walking Warm-ups

My informal poll of distance runners came up with this result: No one warms up! We all just roll out of bed, drive to our destination and start running. Is that good or bad? If you aren’t getting any injuries, … Continue reading

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Fitness and Patience

Do you find yourself repeatedly setting lofty, unrealistic fitness goals, only to give up on them after a few weeks, maybe a month? If so, you are certainly not alone. I hear stories like this quite frequently. Someone gets all … Continue reading

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Enter…Humidity

Finally, my body feels healed and ready to train for my next running event. What a glorious feeling to get up early and get ready for a run! For so many weeks, I have NOT enjoyed sleeping in, but have … Continue reading

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