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Tomorrow morning I will be running the 2009 Cherry Blossom Ten Miler. I’ll be there with countless friends, my mom, and my husband. I’ll also be there with “Catherine The Great” :0) Catherine Ndereba is one of the most amazing female marathoners of all time. She is a mother and a sister – a wife […]

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Anyone who knows me well knows that I am the last person on earth that any of them thought would ever love running and become a runner. When I was little I much preferred sitting inside reading books than I did going outside and playing. In high school when we had to run laps around […]

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Anyone who runs knows that numbers matter. You know how many miles you run a week or how many minutes you ran that day – You know your fastest time in a certain distance – You know the time you are trying to beat – You know the farthest distance you have ever run. For […]

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Like I said before I’m a sucker for quotes – I love them – they inspire me – they make me want to be a better person. I have a card hanging in my closet from one of my very best friends – on the front it says – Be Happy For This Moment – […]

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PR – Personal Record – The term brings me joy. This past weekend I ran the National 1/2 Marathon with 3 friends while another friend of ours ran a full at VA Beach. All of us set out with hopes of running a faster race than we had prior – but none of us knew […]

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I am a sucker for quotes, memorable sayings and any good bits of advice that are one sentence or less. While on a 20 miler a couple of weeks ago with a good friend she told me that before she runs a marathon she calms any pre-race jitters by telling herself – this is what […]

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On this wonderfully warm morning as I set out to make my long run harder and hillier than normal I found myself thinking not of Boston but of Liz………. Liz was a girl whom I never met – she was a co-worker of my best friend – a friend to my friend. Her life was […]

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Today I found the largest hill near my house (Hunter Station near the W & OD) – I ran down it full speed and then ran up it with just as much vigor. Why did I do this? Because I was literally afraid to run up this hill. I see cyclists climb it all the […]

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I have been wanting to start writing about my “running thoughts” – my thoughts while running and my thoughts on running – for a while now but I was hung up on my first entry. I wanted it to be great. Memorable. I have held off on writing it for fear that it would not […]

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