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
I’ve been a bit caught up in moving and going through boxes in my garage and I’ve been ignoring my blog. I am so sorry but it has been a very productive week. I’ve interviewed and written pieces on five different charity runners who will be running either the half or full marathon in Asheville… Continue reading What a Week!
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
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
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?
You are probably thinking that the title to this post is pretty obvious. How else could people run in circles on a track for miles? Run in places, essentially, on a treadmill – again for miles? A person would have to be pretty inventive, right? Let’s talk about some every day products that runners –… Continue reading Runners Are Inventive People
Just before I put the new calendar on the wall in my kitchen – yes, I still have a paper calendar – I had someone ask me if I had a race planned for May yet. Did I want to run the inaugural Herald of Victory marathon which will be in my current area? If… Continue reading Spring Racing Schedule