Monthly Archives: February 2014

Boston Marathon Volunteer 2014 – Denied

On December 9, 2013, I applied to volunteer at the 2014 Boston Marathon. I do crazy things. I didn’t think I would get accepted, and I was correct. But I really wanted to try. I received a “thank you for … Continue reading

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Consistency and Commitment

My friend Molly has posted these words to Facebook a couple times recently. It’s exactly what I’ve been thinking. This was my first full week in full-on training mode. In the scheme of things, it wasn’t much, 16.5 miles,┬ábut I’m … Continue reading

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Charleston Challenge Mid-Winter Classic 5k/10k 2.1.14

This is the fourth year in a row that we’ve done the Charleston Mid-Winter Classic in early February. Hosted by Charleston Parks and Rec, this race is held in my undergrad college town, Charleston, Il. (The 5k course goes past … Continue reading

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