Monthly Archives: November 2013

Go big or go home

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Goal: Sub 30 in sub 30

I ran the Way Station Turkey Trot yesterday for the sixth year in a row. My siblings always run it with me, so it’s a lot of fun and a great way to start off Thanksgiving. Plus, the Way Station … Continue reading

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Illusion of control

I ran a 7 miler to the Birmingham Bridge and back (but not my accidental 11.5 mile version) on Saturday- my legs were pretty stiff during the first 1-2 miles, but then I felt great. I actually had to dial … Continue reading

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MaraWHAT

I’m praying and discerning whether God has it in the cards for me to train for a marathon this year. Which is frightening, quite frankly. I’m exhausted at the end of 13.1 miles, how could I do that twice? But … Continue reading

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Daydream believer

(Go ahead and sing the Monkees, I won’t ever judge.) What started out last week as a daydream of running ended with real results today! My good friend’s inaugural 5K was this morning. It was a brisk introduction to racing, … Continue reading

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Lightbearer

Recently one of my good friends expressed interest in running and I volunteered to ‘show him the ropes.’ Although I am by no means an expert, I’ve grown to love running and know what it’s like to start a training … Continue reading

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Pain

In a nutshell, there are some painful things going on in my life right now, especially with family and friends. Some people medicate with alcohol, some people medicate with drugs…I medicate with running. After the final straw this morning, I … Continue reading

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