Monthly Archives: March 2013

Is Something Chasing You?

A good friend said to me recently, “you’re running crazy miles. Do you know what drives you? Is something chasing you?” I smiled. Then I began to think about the question. When I remind my husband that “I’m running after … Continue reading

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Feels Like Fire. Hurts Like Hell.

On an 8 mile treadmill run a few Saturdays ago, I listened to my first podcast while running. I liked it, and am looking forward to using that method of distraction more. I listened to Phedippidations (Fdip) podcast #301 called … Continue reading

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Illinois Marathon – Two Months and Counting!

The Illinois Marathon is just under two months away, on April 27, 2013. This will be the 4th time I’ve been at this start line in Champaign-Urbana, IL. The first two times I did the half marathon. The third time … Continue reading

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Charleston Challenge Mid-Winter Classic 10k 2.2.13

This was the third year in a row I’ve done the Charleston Mid-Winter race. It’s always well done, fun, and something different to do. And it’s in Charleston, IL, where my mom lives, where I went to college, and 9 … Continue reading

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Three Marathons in 2012!

Hey wait a minute. I’ve been sitting here feeling all shitty about how I haven’t been running enough lately and all that nonsense. But hold. UP. I remind myself that I ran three (3!) marathons in 2012. That’s pretty badass … Continue reading

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