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Why Boston Marathon

Why Boston Marathon

4 years ago, around this time of the year, I was unexpectedly offered a charity spot to the London Marathon. Unexpected because I had been applying for a lottery and charity spot ever since I started running (London Marathon was my THE ONE race that I’d always wanted to do) but had always been rejected. That year after the incredible accomplishment of 70.3 Augusta, I wrote on the blog about wanting to do more. To run for something bigger, something…

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An amazing week for Endurance Sports

An amazing week for Endurance Sports

What a weekend it has been for marathons (and triathlon)! I can’t write anything more than write a flat sentence about their records; I will attempt to write a bit more once I’ve processed it. Eliud Kipchoge – 1:59:40 Breaking 2hrs for the first time ever in a marathonJan Frodeno & Anne Haug – German Double at Kona with Frodeno breaking the World Championship Record Brigid Kosgei – 2:14:04 Breaking the 16 year old Women’s marathon record held by Paula…

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Life in September

Life in September

September has been a very surreal month for me leaving me wondering if I’ve been dreaming!!  My Birthday in September A birthday month is always the best. ON my birthday, some amazing things happened Solo birthday hike to HikeInn in the Appalachian Mountains Offer to “interview” for a promotion at work as I was hiking and had a rare spot of cell phone service! Berlin in September Wonderful time in the city of Berlin The Marathon Our Family in September…

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My Charity Team for Boston Marathon

My Charity Team for Boston Marathon

Those who have followed my running (and sometimes triathlon) adventures know that I’ve been on a quest to complete the World Marathon Majors (Chicago, NYC, Boston, London, Berlin & Tokyo). Boston was my biggest challenge. Since a Boston qualifying time was not happening at my sloth pace (please no judgement about how “anyone could run a BQ if only they really really wanted to”), my only option was a charity entry. I AM SUPER EXCITED AND SUPER HONORED TO RUN…

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Travel Tuesday – Things to do in Sedona

Travel Tuesday – Things to do in Sedona

Sedona has to be one of the most beautiful places with some of the BEST food I’ve ever had. There were so many things to do and see in Sedona and we did not do it justice by just staying two nights. Sharing the top 5 things to do in Sedona from our perspective, which might be a little skewed since we only spent 2 days and we travelled with a 9yo with a broken foot and a 6yo who…

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