Tag Archives: marathon

Benefits of a running club

Technically speaking, this should probably be entitled “Benefits of joining the right running club”. I joined a running club (the fantastic RVRR) after running for a year and a half. I had decided to sign up for a half marathon … Continue reading

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Marathon panic

Maybe panic is too strong a word. I’ve been seriously doubting my ability to complete the distance (well, okay, not “complete” exactly, but complete it in what is, in my mind, an acceptable time, and preferably still being able to … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls run (and Merrell Trail Glove 2 review update)

Vacation is over – 15 days of travel, 2238 miles covered in the car, and a total of about 38 miles run over those days in 5 runs. Now to start thinking about marathon training for Philadelphia. Before I get … Continue reading

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Registered for first marathon

Registration for the Philadelphia Marathon opened today, and I’m in. It’s only $80 for the first 1000 entrants, and an extra $2 off for being a USATF member (and I’m an Active Advantage member, so no extra fees there), so … Continue reading

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First marathon?

This year saw my first half marathon (and my second – although I felt less prepared for the second), and my aim was to work towards a marathon in 2014, but today my facebook feed was full of updates from … Continue reading

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