Archive for the ‘Running’ Category

posted by on Friendship, Running, Self-improvement

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My 5K was a week and a half ago. I was not ready.  I went anyway. Originally, I enlisted a running buddy and we developed a pretty straightforward plan: do an eight week training program, run the race at the end of it.  Unfortunately, due to several different factors including crutches, crises and unexpected out-of-town […]

Training Wheels

May
2012
06

posted by on Running, Self-improvement, Uncategorized

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Today’s run was hard. First, I psyched myself out.  The training for today called for running two shorter intervals and two intervals that were twice as long as I’d run previously (three minutes – not very long at all, unless you happen to be a non-runner starting a running program).  Also, on the advice of […]

For Samantha

Apr
2012
27

posted by on Faith, Parenting, Running

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I’d like to tell you a little about this sweet baby and her parents. Samantha was born beautiful and healthy on March 10, 2011.  At six weeks old, she was diagnosed with Group B strep.  She passed away at four months old.  There is so much more to say about Samantha, but no one could […]

Starting Somewhere

Apr
2012
25

posted by on Running, Self-improvement

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I’m running a 5K. I’m not exactly sure how it happened.  Those of you who’ve known me awhile know that my lack of athleticism borders on legendary.  But a couple friends have mentioned 5K training programs for non-runners, and it piqued my curiosity.  I downloaded an app to check it out, mentioned it to my […]