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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

Beyond Base Camp

Wednesday, September 08, 2010      5 comments

A couple of blogs ago I named my mountain. I also made the anology of climbing a mountain to preparing for running my next marathon...PHILADELPHIA. In 11 short weeks my hubby a... Read more

A Beautiful Day! My Ghostie Run: Leg 19!

Saturday, August 28, 2010      12 comments

I couldn’t help but feel the adrenaline rush kick in about an hour before my scheduled time to start! The tell tale signs were my stomach churning, my heart racing a bit and the urgency to get all kitted up and be ready when my start time approa... Read more

4 Years of Sparkin'

Wednesday, August 25, 2010      34 comments

Today marks my 4 Year Spark Anniversary! emoticon Read more

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