Category Archives: Races

Eve Fest 5k, Columbia MO 12.31.13

A warm spell – nearly 40 degrees – and relatively sunny skies greeted us for this New Year’s Eve 5k. Held each NYE, at 4 p.m. outside Cycle Extreme in downtown CoMo, this 5k takes us through a part of … Continue reading

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We’re in! #RunNYC

On Monday, December 2, while vacationing in Mexico (and suffering from a horrendous and evil water/food born stomach ailment during which I couldn’t imagine walking 100 yards, much less running a marathon) I remembered that it was the first day … Continue reading

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NYC Marathon Preparation Begins – One Year Out

We’re just over a year away from the 2014 NYC Marathon. And while Carl and I do not have acceptance letters in our hot little hands just yet, we are expecting them come April. You see, we’ve been denied entry … Continue reading

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Detroit Marathon and Half Marathon 10.20.13

On October 20, 2013, Carl and I headed north to Detroit to run the Detroit Free Press/Talmer Bank Marathon (Carl) and Half Marathon (me). If you read this blog, you know that I was injured before and didn’t really train … Continue reading

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The Marathon I Never Mentioned Here – Illinois 2013

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted anything to this blog. And it’s a little odd, I know, that I never said anything about the Illinois Marathon back in April that I worked so hard for. The expo was great, and … Continue reading

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Everything is Personal: Boston 2013

What I’m about to say isn’t profound. It doesn’t include platitudes or calls for revenge or offer answers to the bereaved cries of “why did this happen?” This is more of a process post, I suppose, and my way of … Continue reading

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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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