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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
ONE
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
5 WEEKS
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
ZOOM ZOOM...REVd up and ZOOMING!
Sunday, September 26, 2010      10 comments

emoticonAnother great challenge on the CAMO Crew BLC14! Now that I'm REDie I'm REVd up as well. I'm zooming, ... Read more
9 weeks
Monday, September 20, 2010      7 comments

I'm already counting down on single digits to Philadelphia! I find that so hard to beleive! Last week was my first venture into the 40mpw range. It was good and I even pushe... Read more

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