Tuesday, April 06, 2010 13 comments
Wow! I opened my email this evening to find a LOT of messages titled “A New Comment on Your SparkPage.” Boy was I confused. Usually, I see this subject once or twice a week, but now I see 12 “New Comments” and on top of those I see “You Have ... Read more
Rocks, Roots, Ruts, Snow, Sun - What a Hike!
Sunday, April 04, 2010 6 comments
Thornton Sparkers Rock & Walk or My Walking Group Isn't That Scary!
Saturday, April 03, 2010 5 comments
A Different Kind of No Excuses, No Apology
Sunday, March 07, 2010 5 comments
If you think the US needs to apologize for it's past then don't read this, just close it and go on in yourown little world. My husband's uncle sent this to him. It's a pity that so many of us don't see things this way. Thank you to all th... Read more
New Orleans Rock n Roll Mardi Gras Weekend
Thursday, March 04, 2010 6 comments
What's a Half Marathon Like?
Thursday, March 04, 2010 7 comments
It’s been a long time since I have actually thought about racing, but I have been asked several times in the recent past, “What’s a half marathon like?” I’ve done so many of them now that they just happen without much thought other than getting... Read more
I Love This Thing Called "Hiking"
Thursday, February 04, 2010 7 comments
25 Years In the Making - A Smaller Box
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 4 comments
Thursday, January 21, 2010 6 comments
Success Doesn't Mean Winning - Rock n Roll Vegas
Sunday, December 20, 2009 7 comments
Race Day - The Gun Fires, Now What?
Friday, September 18, 2009 5 comments
It’s race day and you’re up, dressed, fed, packed and ready to go. You leave early enough to get to the race venue and find a place to park. After several times through the porta-potty lines, a little stretching and warm-up you have joined the... Read more
The Week Before The Race
Tuesday, September 15, 2009 5 comments
The race is less than a week away. You’ve trained well and despite the blisters, chaffing, sore muscles and sometimes desire to eat everything in sight you are ready. But there are underlying anxieties, you are questioning yourself. Why did I... Read more
Do It And Finish
Monday, September 14, 2009 4 comments
A good spark friend’s comments made me start thinking. I used to always enter into a race with the mind set of "just finish", but after I started to increase my speed and get new Personal Bests, getting a faster time is what has permeated my ra... Read more
Chaffing and Blisters
Wednesday, July 08, 2009 3 comments
Now that you are well on your way to upping your mileage you might be finding some issues with blisters and chaffing. Many people, whether training for an endurance event or just walking or running miles to stay fit have problems with blist... Read more
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