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#Janathon Day 19 – The Long Run, while remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

There is always something wonderful about holidays.  Especially holidays that are not large family gatherings.  Here in the states, today is a celebration of the life of Martin Luther King Jr. “I have a dream that one day this nation

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#Janathon Day 11 – the long(ish) run.

So, I kind of forgot to do my weather picture around the time of my run.  Fortunately, it hasn’t changed in the two hours that have passed! A balmy 32 degrees (zero Celsius)!  Seriously, compared to what I ran in

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18 Miles…. BOOM!

So, my long run for the week was 18 miles – longer than I have ever run before! I have to admit, I was a wee bit nervous about it. I logically knew (or at least was pretty sure) that

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Sometimes, you just need to rest… And you are better for it!

So, I’ve been quiet lately.  The good news is my running hasn’t been as quiet as my blog postings, but it has been close! Saturday I had a 16 mile run scheduled. I didn’t do it.  My legs have been

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A Runner’s High and Elevation are two VERY different thing!

So this weekend, like all of my recent weekends (and upcoming until Oct. 27th)  is my long run.  My habit is to do my long runs on Sunday.  I had a heck of a time mapping out a route, as

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What a weekend! Running on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk

This was one incredible weekend!   It was the final weekend of my kid’s summer vacation, and we decided to do something AWESOME for them!  We got up in the wee early hours of Saturday  morning and headed down to Virginia

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“The Bone Season” by Samantha Shannon… and a slow, tired run.

When I was a child, living at my parents house, I loved to read.  I loved to read more than I loved being told go to sleep.  i learned a blanket/clothes could block light from leaking out under the door,

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#janathon – Day 5 – The long run!

I used to hurry a lot, I used to worry a lot I used to stay out till the break of day Oh, that didn’t get it, It was high time I quit it I just couldn’t carry on that

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Maps are awful flat.. The running route was not!

A nice short run of ten miles was in the cards for yesterday so I used and figured out a route that was 10 miles that would end at my parent’s house. ( Yes, even in my mid thirties I

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