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Another year

Sunday, January 02, 2011      6 comments

This is the place where I should put my what I want to accomplish this year. The resolutions that I will work to achieve and the deadlines I will do them by. Instead I am just going to say, this will not just be another year, it will be THE year... Read more

Day One

Monday, December 27, 2010      6 comments

emoticon A simple idea, that is not just an emoticon. It comes from the story found in THE SPARK. Today is MY day ... Read more

Conquering my Mountain: Philadelphia (The Movie!) (video blog)

Tuesday, December 14, 2010      8 comments

This is the video account of my 8th marathon in Philadelphia in November 2010. Call it the movie to my previous written blog! Enjoy!... Read more

Conquering My Mountain; Philadelphia

Tuesday, December 14, 2010      11 comments

The final segment of my virtual mountainous journey concluded on Sunday 21 November. All the months of training; several worn out pairs of running shoes; the near 500 miles of tra... Read more


Monday, November 15, 2010      6 comments

That is all that awaits; one week, 7 days, a handful and change...till another marathon! The Philadelphia start line is that close now. I got the full 40 miles done this past wee... Read more

A Fortnight or TWO weeks

Monday, November 08, 2010      3 comments

In Uk terms, I'm only a fortnight away from running Philly! It's the wind down now, preparation is complete. I completed 34.31 miles last week, a bit of a dip from the previous w... Read more

Climbing and Reaching the Summit

Tuesday, November 02, 2010      9 comments

It has taken 13 weeks and 442.76 miles to get to where I am today; on the summit of my training program for the Philadelphia Marathon. The view ahead has been worth all the miles... Read more

Three Weeks

Sunday, October 31, 2010      4 comments

I cannot believe it! I'm only 3 weeks from running another marathon, number 8! My training for the most part is over, I've done my longest week I've reached my virtual summit and... Read more

Four Weeks

Monday, October 25, 2010      5 comments

I'm down to just four weeks until Philly! 28 days, less than a month. This is crunch week..the high mile week, the final push upward towards my virtual summit! My pinnacle of tra... Read more

There are hills and then there are the Bradford City Half Marathon HILLS!!

Monday, October 18, 2010      9 comments

I don’t recall right off how many half marathons I have run. But I can say that I have never run one as difficult as the one I ran on Sunday! I chose the Sparkpeople name “Hillrunner” because no matter which road I choose to come back home, I ha... Read more


Sunday, October 17, 2010      5 comments

High Five! Give me 5! I can now count the weeks until Philadelphia on one hand or foot!! 35 days! With my half marathon behind me I now have a clear view and focus of what lies ah... Read more

Six Weeks

Monday, October 11, 2010      3 comments

Six weeks, just half a dozen weeks, and my mind does a mental flip! Oh my!! There goes my stomach now. Yes, just 42 days! Geezeee! Ok, I accept those feelings and now I move past... Read more

Arriving at Base Camp 2

Wednesday, October 06, 2010      9 comments

I've now made it to my virtual 2nd " base camp" in my journey up my mountain I've named Philadelphia. (check back in my previous blogs to get the start of this story) The path f... Read more

7 Weeks

Tuesday, October 05, 2010      6 comments

Once again it's check in time! Seven weeks till Philadelphia! When I think about it in terms of days....49, my stomach wrenches!! I'm now under 50 days left. I look at my pr... Read more

8 Weeks

Wednesday, September 29, 2010      7 comments

I'm a little late on the counting this week. Actually, it's now less than eight. Seven weeks tomorrow hubby and I leave to Philadelphia! I'm starting to see a real improveme... Read more

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