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Conquer the Mountain Half Marathon

It’s been just about two weeks since I ran the Conquer the Mountain Half Marathon in Franklin, NC. Funny! When I bought my Subaru in NY, the guy asked me if I knew where Franklin was as he was heading there for a wedding in June. I had no idea and had never even heard… Continue reading Conquer the Mountain Half Marathon

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Five Things I Wish I’d Known

I am sure there are more than five but I wish someone had told me, or I had had the foresight to tell another runner, these five things at the start of my running career. You have to remember that I didn’t start running until the wonderful age of 46 with my “baby” of the… Continue reading Five Things I Wish I’d Known

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It’s Been a Year

It’s been one year. It’s been six years. Two different milestones but really two very interconnected milestones. Six years ago, I toed the line at my first marathon. My mother was a big cheerleader in my running. She never said I shouldn’t do it because I’m too old, I’ll hurt my knees or any of… Continue reading It’s Been a Year

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Do You Re-Run Races?

With a new year starting, I am sure most of us runners are plotting out our 2016 race schedule. I know I like to have a list of races by the beginning of the year for several reasons. I don’t want to miss a great January race. I also find I manage to keep my mileage steady if I… Continue reading Do You Re-Run Races?