Tag Archives: Boston Marathon

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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How fast can YOU run in pain?

I have stood at the bottom of the mountain. With a stoic pause and clinched teeth, I… ran around the damn thing! That’s what you do when you have bulging lumbar discs! I joke, but not to make light of … Continue reading

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Best Benefit of Running!

My body feels beat up! That means I am doing all of the right things to prepare myself for April 16! I have a group of incredible running friends who help me stay focused and help me remember why I … 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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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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