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I am worth the effort

I am worth the effort

When I was training for Berlin Marathon and the summer was sucking the soul out of me, I thought that I had hit rock bottom. I was struggling to run sub-14 min/mile, struggling at anything over 90-100 minutes of running (which at my pace is only 6-8 miles) while training for a marathon. The last few weeks leading up to Berlin was the biggest thought of HOW in the world was I going to run for 6 hrs if I…

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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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Random Thoughts on a Friday Morning

Random Thoughts on a Friday Morning

I have a lot of thoughts tjat pop up randomly, some may not be as interesting to a reader. But they are my thoughts, my blog and my goal of just to keep writing until the act of writing becomes familiar and I can overcome writer’s block. I may not have as many readers as before, but I will be doing something I love – putting in what is in my heart into words.

Injured Runner Alert – a saga of freak injuries

Injured Runner Alert – a saga of freak injuries

Ever since the Teardrop Half Marathon on April 28th, I’ve been jinxed with one injury after another. At first it was patella tendinitis diagnosed 4 days after the race, probably caused by quads not being strong enough to support the impact the knees took at the downhill of ~2000+ ft in 7 miles. Once I went through PT and healed from that in 3 weeks, it was a freak incident of a meniscus pinch as I was putting my kids…

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