LSD

LSD

While in Chicago, I had the opportunity to do a Long Slow Distance run along Lake Shore Drive--LSD on LSD.Thanks I'm sure to the carb-load at Giordano's Stuffed Pizza (2 pieces and I was stuffed!), I felt strong throughout the run, and I was blessed with perfect...

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Heels & Hills – Race Recap

Heels & Hills – Race Recap

The last time I ran Heels & Hills was 2 years ago. It was a half marathon along the Campion Trail in Las Colinas. There were neither heels nor hills, and I had a great race, setting what was at the time a PR. After taking a year off, the race was reintroduced...

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Finished

Finished

Sometimes I have a hard time with the idea of "Good" Friday because it was probably the worst day of Jesus' life.  Sleep deprived. Betrayed and abandoned by friends.  Falsely accused. Whipped. Beaten. Crucified. How is this a good day for Him?Yet today I...

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A New Perspective on Perseverance

A New Perspective on Perseverance

My word for running this year is perseverance. At the outset, I believed it meant persevering through the hard training it would take to qualify for Boston. It may still mean that, but there's definitely been a twist. The flare-up of my tendon toward the end of...

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Hot Chocolate 15K – Race Recap

Hot Chocolate 15K – Race Recap

Quite unintentionally, I sat down the night before the race to devise my race plan over a warm beverage...In light of recent struggles, I decided to forego a time goal.  My goal was simply:Run smart. Run fast. Run happy.My plan was to run by feel.  I knew I...

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Rainbows & Unicorns

Rainbows & Unicorns

Sometime last summer, I was on a long run, praying about Boston, and as I ran through a series of sprinklers where the sunlight was at just the right angle, I found myself running through rainbows.  The phrase "rainbows and unicorns" popped into my head, and I...

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Running Goals for 2015

Running Goals for 2015

The plan for 2015 is simple, summarized by answering just a handful of questions:What ideas or principles will guide your running for the next year?  My guiding scripture for running in 2015 is Romans 5:3-5:...we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know...

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2014 Year in Review

Miles = 1100Not bad considering I only logged about 100 miles from January to April, as I was coming back from injury.  Firsts- Age group award - 50K training runRace Highlights- Erie Marathon - my brother jumping on the course and finishing the second half...

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