Running

(Half) Marathon Mondays: Here we go again!

There can’t be too many things on this earth that are more masochistic than training for a half marathon in July in Texas. Like pushing a jogging stroller holding a 38lb turkey through the “feels like 103″ convection oven that is training for a half marathon in July in Texas. Things that might come close? [...]

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19.52

That’s the number of miles I ran through Epcot, Magic Kingdom, the Speedway, Animal Kingdom, and Wide World of Sports. It wasn’t 26.2. But you know what? I wasn’t even going to run it at all. I’d convinced myself that it was pointless to even try – I’d run 3 times in the previous 8 [...]

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Marathon Tuesdays: T-96 Days until Marathon Sunday

Welp, I did it. I officially survived the first half of marathon training. Two weeks ago, I went out and ran 13.1 miles on a perfectly gorgeous morning. When I was finished, I made Jason drive me over to the running shoe store so I could buy one of those 13.1 stickers for my car. [...]

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Marathon Mondays: Pregaming a 10K with a 7.7K

Just Run for a Just Cause 10K

That was the view moments before the start of my first real 10k! I was standing in that church parking lot, trying to will a little divine intervention out of the sky to help me figure out how the heck I was going to run 6.2 more miles – because I’d already run a too-fast [...]

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