Divine Delay

Divine Delay

Woke up early and planned to hit it first thing. But one thing led to another and by the time I actually got out the door, 3 hours had gone by and temperatures had climbed. Oh, well. I just chugged along, oblivious to the foreshadowing when I passed someone wearing a...

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Circular Logic Marathon – Race Recap

Circular Logic Marathon – Race Recap

I hadn’t planned to do another marathon so soon, but this one just came together, seemingly overnight.  The idea popped in my head from something I’d seen years ago.  A couple hours later, I was registered and booked my flight.  The next morning, I made arrangements...

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Little Rock Marathon

Little Rock Marathon

For my 1st marathon in nearly two years, I chose Little Rock.  This year's theme was medieval. The question: What's your quest? Anticipation of the hilly course served as inspiration: Pray the Seven Mountains. With 14 aid stations, my plan was to devote the miles...

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Must Dash 5K

Must Dash 5K

As races go, the Must Dash 5K wasn't much to write home about. But this one was less about time and more about sharing the experience with a special kid in my life. He did the 1-mile fun run--his first race! To commemorate the experience, I gave him my 5K medal, and...

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Oz Run – Race Recap

Oz Run – Race Recap

This was my 7th marathon, and I turned in my 2nd best time on the LEAST amount of training for any I've done! Apparently, the Fitzgerald plan and all those "power under control" long runs at a snail's pace actually worked! The Oz theme was fun, and some folks went all...

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Keep Connected to the Body

I usually like to include pictures for the "seen on my run" posts, but this time you'll probably be glad I didn't.  On my last long run, I saw something rather than disturbing: four animal feet....and no animal. I couldn't tell exactly what kind of animal it had...

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Reality You Can’t See

Reality You Can’t See

During my speed workout, I did six 15-second intervals, bursts of running as fast as I could. Yet, when I looked at my watch, my increased effort didn't initially register on my Garmin. It looked like by heart wasn't beating any faster...even though I KNOW it was. I...

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Following God

Jesus lived a perfect life simply by doing what He saw the Father doing. Recently, I've been increasingly aware of what the Father is doing--seeing Him in the Spirit superimposed with myself in my mind's eye, walking through each action before it happens. Kind of like...

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