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Richmond Marathon – Recapping Race Day

Grab a warm beverage. I truly recommend cocoa or herbal tea today as it is cold, January type of cold, here in Upstate NY. This will probably be long. I took a Greyhound bus, actually two, to Richmond so was without a car. At first, I didn’t think that was going to be a problem… Continue reading Richmond Marathon – Recapping Race Day

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Hambletonian Marathon & Good Time Trotters Relay

Hambletonian Marathon & Good Time Trotters Relay, a set on Flickr. Where, oh where, did I go? Absolutely nowhere. Not this past weekend but the weekend before was very busy. I was longing for a quiet week but that was not to happen due to the activities of the weekend. I photographed at mile 21… Continue reading Hambletonian Marathon & Good Time Trotters Relay

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New Badge on My Blog

Race ambassador. There’s no definition in the dictionary. The title means something different to every race. Most races will give a race ambassador a free race entry. In return, the ambassador helps get the word out about the race. I’m happy to let you all know I am a race ambassador for the Asheville Marathon… Continue reading New Badge on My Blog

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Training Plans – Flexible or Not

I am at the Tuesday of week 7 of my 18 week training plan for the Anthem Richmond Marathon in mid-November. My question is have you ever felt a training plan was out of whack for you. This is the second training cycle in a row that has me questioning if I picked the right… Continue reading Training Plans – Flexible or Not

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Pittsburgh Half Marathon Recap

Last May the full marathon in Pittsburgh was my first of two full marathons in the month of May. This year, I am not being nearly as daring. I am running the half in both of those cities as opposed to the full. First, I spent Saturday morning wedding dress shopping with my daughter and… Continue reading Pittsburgh Half Marathon Recap

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Blue Ridge Marathon Recap – Last 13 Miles

I believe I left you at the Star on top of Mill Mountain. If you recall, I had sort of caught up with Angie. We headed, not together but close, down Mill Mountain. The down was curvy and a fairly sharp incline. Not far down the hill, about a half mile or so, there was… Continue reading Blue Ridge Marathon Recap – Last 13 Miles