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London's Legend and My Marathon

Wednesday, May 05, 2010      21 comments

The inspirational reading on my daily calendar today pretty much sums up my attitude toward marathon runningóďIf you canít fly, run. If you canít run, walk. If you canít walk, cr... Read more


Wednesday, April 21, 2010      8 comments

Not just the number of days left before London, but the last number of miles before tomorrow's train ride down to London. The clear bright blue sky and slight crisp air made... Read more

FIVE: High Fives and London Laces

Tuesday, April 20, 2010      5 comments

I count the days on just one hand now! Only 5 remain and it takes my breath! Can it truly be that we board the train in less than 48 hours? My cases will be completely packe... Read more


Sunday, April 18, 2010      7 comments

A week. Just seven days and memories will envelope me. Memories of rising before the spring sun, of pre-marathon race morning routines. Walking with kit bag over my shoulder... Read more


Friday, April 16, 2010      10 comments

Yep, down to single digit numbers now as the count down to London continues. My nerves are kicking in. My hubby is already getting things together to pack. We leave in ... Read more

Months to weeks......weeks to days...

Tuesday, April 13, 2010      7 comments

Like a clock ticking, so have these months flown by! It was in October that I found out that I got a place in the London Marathon through my running club. I formulated m... Read more

Half Marathon Warrior Words

Saturday, March 27, 2010      6 comments

Reminding myself what I already know and what I am about!!(These words are on my spark page and I just needed to re-read them today and put on my road warrior mentality!....Liverpool Half in the morning!!) Read more

Liverpool Awaits

Wednesday, March 24, 2010      7 comments

With all my focus on London in 4 1/2 weeks I've just about skipped over the fact that I have a half marathon in Liverpool on Sunday!!! This will be a bit of a testing ground f... Read more

London's calling LOUDER

Saturday, March 06, 2010      6 comments

The weeks have been melting by, the miles are getting longer and distances further and my body is reminding me...SEVEN weeks! Oh my! Here I go again with my nerves!! It star... Read more

The week awaits!

Sunday, February 28, 2010      3 comments

I'm looking ahead to a new week AND a new month. Today marks 9 weeks till my marathon. That means I'm getting to the higher number in the weekly miles. I've been a bit short with ... Read more


Saturday, February 27, 2010      2 comments

I have been running for 6 short years, however in that time I have accumulated a plethora of shirts; finisher T shirts, wicking running short sleeve shirts, technical long sleeve sh... Read more

When the student is ready....

Friday, February 26, 2010      3 comments

...the teacher appears. I first heard this quote years ago and feel it is true. Is it the timing, the openness, a new maturity, a last gasp surrendering to the situation, or so... Read more

Needing an Angel

Monday, February 08, 2010      10 comments

I've kept the prayer going and it's now running a loop in my mind. Kind of like the background music to my daily thoughts...."Please, send an angel...Please, send an angel.....Thank... Read more

Finally, I Feel Like I'm Marathon Training!!

Sunday, January 17, 2010      8 comments

At last the snow has given way to rain, and the rain has washed the sidewalks clear and the streets show their asphalt. It has been a month since I saw conditions like this. It had ... Read more

Extreme and Amazed

Saturday, January 16, 2010      5 comments

This is what I need, but not what I expected! What I had hoped for but didn't anticipate. Not only did I get on the BLC12 team BUT I got chosen for the Extreme Team!! WOW was all I could think and even uttered out loud as I read the news. ... Read more

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