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Running, Not Racing


Running with ulcerative colitis is always an adventure.  I feel like I’ve dealt with quite a variety of symptoms, and after 3 + years, I’m learning how to manage it quite well amidst my fitness and training work.  Sometimes you … Continue reading

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Views from the Finish Line: Running the Vestal XX


I thought I might cry when I crossed the finish line.  I thought I might be overcome with emotion.  I thought I might be dying of hunger.   I thought I might…. the mind takes you a million places when … Continue reading

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Psalm 121: One Mile at A Time


It’s here!  Tomorrow is my first long running race.  I have 12.4 miles to run.  As you can see from the map below, the first 6 are uphill! http://www.usatf.org/routes/view.asp?rID=266520 As my stomach is churning in anticipation for tomorrow, I find … Continue reading

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The First Mile is for Me.


Today was my 7-mile run.  I have to admit that the number scared me.  Am I ready?  Will I make it? lol… I laugh because just last week I ran 6 miles and did fine, so I should be okay … Continue reading

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The Long Run: My Half-Marathon and Spiritual Training Plan


As you all know, I’m in the midst of training for my half-marathon. I’m on week 4 of training (after repeating the 2nd week after a hard week of running for me), and this Saturday, I run 6 miles. I’m … Continue reading

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