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Christian training

Some of my students had two-hour delays today, while others were on time today. Oh, the joys of teaching in an unconventional school with students that attend from multiple districts. I was talking about goal-setting to some of my students … Continue reading

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Ponderings

**Marathon training starts next week. I can easily run at least 4 miles right now, and the training schedule starts at 3. Plus, I know what to expect this year, and am going to run 3x a week and cross-train … Continue reading

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Back on the wagon

I’ve been running here and there, but nothing notable or long. I’m running the annual turkey trot with my family on Thanksgiving morning, so I figured I’d run a little in anticipation of that. So I went to the gym … Continue reading

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Veni, vidi, vici

(For the pre-marathon reflection, go here.) “And here comes our Corral D runners!” And with that, I stepped across the timing belt and started my first marathon. We ran in the Strip District for awhile, then crossed the 7th and … Continue reading

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Twenty and ten and taper

This blog post has been a long time coming – but the past few weeks have been insane, so it’s taken awhile for me to sit down and write. I again went running with Steel City Road Runners for the … Continue reading

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Gu-tastic

Running friend and I went shoe shopping on Friday and I got myself some sweet Asics Gel Kayanos (I’ll be running THE marathon in these very shoes! squee!) and some new Superfeet. Then went to the bar and got half-price … Continue reading

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Eighteen!

I ran 18 miles yesterday thanks to the Steel City Road Runners! They sponsored a training run on a trail west of Pittsburgh (the Montour Trail.) Distances from 4-18 miles were offered. And like a sick person, I signed up … Continue reading

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Fear

Four miles Monday, 13.5 miles Wednesday, 7.25 miles Sunday. All this mileage, and I just haven’t felt like writing. I guess I’m just nervous because I’ve ONLY ever run a max of 13 miles at one time. This week is … Continue reading

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Eleven!

Paul wrote, “[The Lord] said to me, ‘My grace is enough for you, because power is made perfect in weakness.’” — 2 Corinthians 12:9 I ran 11 miles today after work. I’ve been playing a fun little game called “If I … Continue reading

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Ten!

I did it! I finally pushed to the elusive 10 miler in my training (this week I was only supposed to do 9, but I was feeling ambitious.) it took me just under two hours to complete. I take a … Continue reading

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