Monthly Archives: October 2013

first marathon

It was good. It went so smoothly that, as much as I hate to say it, the event I’d trained so long for was anti-climactic. I had been so tense and nervous, and then when the day came, I took … Continue reading

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the distance travelled

We moved to this town from the mountains in 2007 and I started running almost right away. The winter was long in the mountains and I had a delightful little boy for company. We stayed home a lot and baked. … Continue reading

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not all bad

I spent Saturday afternoon driving my children around. The car is not my favorite place to be; I generally avoid having to use it, but Four has been wanting to see a good friend from last year who lives too … Continue reading

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last long run

Today I ran over 36 kilometers (22+ miles), the longest distance I’ve ever gone at once, and it was not as hard as I thought it would be. It was the last long run of my marathon training and it … Continue reading

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