Tag Archives: running

My First Marathon: Richmond 2015

It was the best of days, it was the worst of days… Actually, just take out that “worst” part.  Even though there were times when I felt miserable, it was an amazing experience and a wonderful day. My friend Sarah … Continue reading

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Hokie Half Marathon 2015, the Race Recap; and What The Heck Does That Have To Do With Geocaching?

Never mind that it’s been over a month and a half since I ran this race. I left the house on Saturday, the 19th of September to make the 4-hour drive to Blacksburg. Okay, here’s where the really nerdy part … Continue reading

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The Last Two Months, in Seven Quick Takes; Plus, a Brief History of My Blogging Life

If you’re reading this, thank you!  Hardly anybody does.  Mostly it’s my friends who see my posts on Facebook. When I started a blog back in 2009, it was mostly so I would have a place to write down my … Continue reading

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Jesus, Mary, and Scott Jurek

I’d never heard of him until recently.  I’ve only been familiar with a handful of legendary runners over the course of my life, and paid attention to some of them during the 1984 and 1988 Olympics.  I remember watching Joan … Continue reading

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Race Report, Father’s Day 10K: Jeff Galloway Rocks

I’m sold on the Galloway Method. My friend Marilyn, the leader of the DC/Beltway chapter of LIFE Runners, invited members to run the Father’s Day 10K on June 20 in Mason Neck State Park.  As it turned out, she and … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes Volume 19

–1– This morning when I looked at the scripture readings for today, this verse jumped out at me: “If I must boast, I will boast of the things that show my weakness.” –2 Corinthians 11:30 OK, here goes: I’m an introvert … Continue reading

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Blessed Am I

Monday, 7 pm I changed into shorts and a tech shirt an hour or so ago while I waited for Joe to come home from work.  (I’m about ready to drop the Three Stooges act and call my family by … Continue reading

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