So it’s January 3rd and I’m finally writing about New Year’s Resolutions. I’m pretty sure I won’t get this posted until like the 10th. Obviously my resolution wasn’t to be the perfect blogger 🙂
But like every year, I asked myself whether I wanted to make any New Year’s Resolutions and then I remembered that without fail I’m glad at the end of the year if I do.
I don’t finish all of them perfectly – which is completely not the point anyway – but every time I can look back and …
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About six years ago, before I ever dreamed I could run more than a few steps, I volunteered at a new 5k/10 mile race near my house. A high school senior from my church created it for his senior project requirement.
I can’t remember what my responsibilities were before or after the race but I remember that during the race I was to stand at an uphill section at about the halfway point and cheer on the runners.
When they started coming past I remembering being caught off guard and …
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This morning Hurricane Joaquin was in the air and I had a ten mile run on my schedule. It’s six weeks until my first half marathon and I’ve been following this training plan that Bill developed for me. I’m already a little bit behind in my training because of a bunch of travel, old running shoes that caused some tweaked muscles which I had to rest, and also running a 5K and 10K with Bill that have become our summer traditions, even though they fell on days when I was supposed to be running longer.
So I really couldn’t postpone this 10 mile run.
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