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So… no… I’m not actually running or announcing that I am running a second marathon this spring. I’ll most likely be doing some shorter races again, but I wrote this article for RunHaven because I believe there are lots of good reasons do to a big spring race. I actually ran the Chicago Marathon in [...]
As the hubs and I were leaving the house Saturday morning to cheer on our good friend Dan, who was running the Asheville Marathon, I remembered I had kept all of my Chicago Marathon goodies in the basement. Within a few minutes I had signs, cowbells and noise makers. Holla!Suddenly spectating a marathon got a [...]
I am super proud of my best friend Sarah. She ran part of the Pittsburgh Marathon this past weekend as part of a marathon relay team. Hi Sarah! Isn’t she the prettiest, nicest best friend ever! Here we are in Hawaii for the wedding! I am so lucky to have her! Sarah and I literally [...]
I am almost glad I didn’t have time to jump on the blog and write a post about the Boston Marathon bombings earlier this week. As a runner and marathoner I immediately felt like the bombings were a personal attack on the sport that I love. A gruesome act of violence, at a such a [...]
For the longest time my biggest running goal was running a marathon. I wanted to prove to myself that I could go through the training and conquer the ridiculous task of running 26.2 miles. I told myself that it didn’t matter how long it took me to do it, but I wanted to cross that finish [...]
It’s just a couple of days after the Chicago Marathon and it almost doesn’t seem real. I’ve probably said a dozen times already… I can’t believe it’s over! My stiff legs, unpacked luggage, and super cool medal are good reminders of the amazing adventure though. It’s a day I will never forget! It all starts [...]
Today I ran the Chicago Marathon and became a "Marathoner." The day has been one giant blur of crazy emotions from fear, elation, pure joy and just a little disappointment. I laughed and cried and did something I once thought was impossible. It was worth every step... even the super painful ones near the end. [...]