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Road to 26.2 What Does It Take?

Road to 26.2 Friday, January 10th- 5 weeks and one tiny day to go! What does it take to run a marathon? The short answer is simply a desire to challenge oneself. The logistical answer is that it takes training, nutrition, hydration, planning, and support. Most of the articles I’ve written in these past few… Continue reading Road to 26.2 What Does It Take?

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Road to 26.2 Fueling Up

Road to 26.2 Sunday, January 5th- 5 weeks, 6 days until I get to become a marathoner Food is love, love is food, am I right? I love to cook and it’s a way that I love to celebrate holidays, gatherings with friends and family, and just share good times with people I love.  Food… Continue reading Road to 26.2 Fueling Up

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Road to 26.2 What About Those Bad Days?

Road to 26.2 Thursday, January 2nd- 6 weeks, 2 days until my first full, big ass marathon Today is a rough day, y’all. The holidays hit me hard this year, plus I’m  just tired from training. Holidays are hard with all the different family dynamics, traditions, and family schedules. This season was particularly challenging. One… Continue reading Road to 26.2 What About Those Bad Days?

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Road to 26.2 Who's in Charge Here?

Road to 26.2 Sunday, December 29th- 7 weeks until the Austin Marathon Today I ran farther than I ever have, learned a bit more about myself, a little about running, and a lot about preparation. My training schedule had 16 miles for today, and my friend Russell would be running with me at Town Lake… Continue reading Road to 26.2 Who's in Charge Here?