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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


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

Are YOU REDie? Oh YEAH!!!!!

Monday, September 20, 2010      5 comments

Ready, set, go! Ready or not, here I come!!Ready, Aim, fire! Are you ready????? Questions, exclamations, statements to illustrate a state of being. To be ready for something... Read more

10 weeks

Monday, September 13, 2010      10 comments

I can now count the weeks until Philadelphia on just both my hands (or feet). The days and weeks are peeling away like the days off a calendar or the layers of an onion. I'm l... Read more

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