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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Run the Mile You’re In

It's a common thing to repeat to yourself, especially on long runs: Run the mile you're in. Don't be thinking about Mile 23 at Mile 7.It's good advice for life, too. One day at a time. In running, it's often a phrase to use when things get tough--a way of telling...

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Abundance

God used last November's injury to usher in a season of rest, and not just physically. For the past year, the theme has been doing more with LESS.  Now, I'm sensing the beginning of a new season and a new word for 2015: abundance. I decided to make a second...

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P31

Ever since I learned that there were people who ran beyond 26.2, I have been intrigued by ultramarathoning.  I was signed up for a 50K a year ago but had to take a DNS due to injury, and I've had to wait for my chance to join the club.  Today was my...

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Catching Kayla

This girl knows what it means to NEVER give up.  As if running with MS (and not being able to feel her legs) wasn't enough, her determination to get back up when she falls in a race is inspiring.  Her story is worth a few minutes of your...

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Chocoholic Frolic 10K – Race Recap

I was pretty pumped for today's race.The chocolate theme was evident everywhere...(Incidentally, the award for best sign today actually goes to a kid on the course holding one that read, "Run faster!  I just farted!")I arrived at the race plenty early with my...

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Blue Red Run – Race Recap

Race: Blue Red Half MarathonPlace: Campion Trail in Las Colinas, TXTime goal: < 2 hoursNon-time goal: Encourage at least one person every mile. The Blue Red Run exists to honor our firefighters and police. Participants are encouraged to run for blue or red. I...

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