I love to run but the cost of running races, even smaller ones, is expensive. I want to be able to space out my registrations over time. Unfortunately, I discovered today that I have missed out on the February half marathon I wanted to run as I didn’t have the money in time and it… Continue reading What Does It Cost to Run?
One year! Just last year at this exact time, I spent the day trying to fit all the “stuff” into the car. My two youngest sons – then 16 and 20 – were heading with me for my initial marathon. Part of the attraction to come with mom lay in the location of that first… Continue reading A Year Ago
Back in December I did a “Why I Run” piece for Another Mother Runner. Now here I am with a top ten list of what I love about running. This one comes from those wonderful runners at #runchat 10. I love that running gets me outside, even in the winter. I use to be an… Continue reading Ten Things I Love About Running
I was doing work from home one day this week – instead of at a coffee shop or Barnes & Noble – and had the television on for background noise. Rachael Ray was on and was making this delicious looking stuffed, wrapped chicken breast so I put aside my work for five minutes (on TV… Continue reading A Chicken Recipe
Today I stepped out of my comfort zone – way out of it. I follow the Pittsburgh Marathon on Twitter. I am planning, as soon as I have the money, on registering for the marathon on May 6th. I am hoping they do not sell out before then. So today I applied to be a… Continue reading Comfort Zone