Category Archives: Running Musings

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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Trust The Program

This past Saturday, we ran our second 20-miler in preparation for the Illinois marathon, which is now two and a half weeks away. I felt surprisingly good during the long run. It was windy and warm. Really windy. There were … Continue reading

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Outta the Park!

It’s baseball’s opening day. Each year I’m contented by the fact that the lights go on at the Daniel Boone Little League fields up the road from my house, and I can hear the crack of the bats from my … 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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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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