Category Archives: Running

The Finish Line Song

I don’t see how anyone can exercise without music… I have several playlists devoted to running music.  Most of the time I listen to music without lyrics, just a steady beat to keep me going, but today I turned on … Continue reading

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Couch to 10k… the results!

Do you remember my post from last week, when I joked about how my first running injury wasn’t caused “by some cool fall from an aggressive sprint in the last mile?”  I have a feeling that God got a good … Continue reading

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My First Running Injury

THAT, ladies and gentlemen, is not an over-exertion bruse, or a torn-muscle bruise, or a blunt-force bruise, all of which I would wear proudly as evidence of my spectacular feat of athleticism on Sunday.  No that, my friends, is a lack-of-judgement bruise. … Continue reading

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I Wear an Ipod When I Run, So People Know I’m Excercising

I’ve mentioned before that I’m not exactly a sprint runner.  20 minute miles are pretty average for me, and at a 15 minute mile, I feel like I’m FLYING.  About a week ago, a little old lady pulled her car … Continue reading

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From 260lbs to 6.2 Miles

I don’t feel quite ready to blog about this yet, mostly because I know there are so many things I know I’m going to want to say, once I have more time between me and the event.  But the longer … Continue reading

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Couch to 10k

After reading Donald Miller’s excellent book A Million Miles in a Thousand Years (I devoured it over the course of a day… read This Post for an excellent synopses of the book), I decided to apply the principles he learned … Continue reading

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