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A Blog About Running. But Not For Runners.

Do you know what I love most about running a race? Lord knows it ain’t the winning. I love that every person standing in the middle of a street, wearing a bib and setting their watch has ultimately come out to do one thing….overcome obstacles. Seriously, think about it. After the National anthem is sung … Continue reading

A Long Run. And a New Couch.

The date was 10-10-10 of last year. The weather was picture perfect Autumn. Crisp, clean air. Ripe leaves ready to touch ground. And this morning my mind was made up. On 10-10-10, I wanted to run 10 miles….By golly. I remember this run, not because it was 10-10-10. Not because it was a picture perfect … Continue reading

Reflections – Post Race

I don’t even know what to say. The Marathon is over. Really, I am at a loss for sufficient words. Every emotion involved. Every emotion from total elation to the feeling of severe defeat. Here is an excerpt from my journal… March 29, 2010 Oh Lord, we did it. Thank you so much for such … Continue reading

water, carbs and Jesus

Well, I’m gonna blog about it. If I am going to be real about where I am, then I have to blog about it. The Marathon. Tomorrow. Eighteen weeks of training in the bag and now I just wait. And drink water. And eat carbs. And wait. I intentionally haven’t talked about the marathon much … Continue reading