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Big Hill, Small Goals

Often articles or blogs from people training for a half-marathon talk about goal setting.  People have goals for setting a new PB (Personal Best), running with negative splits, goal times or running at a certain pace.  For other people the goal is simply to cross the finish line.  While I share some of these goals […]

Use at your own risk

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We finished our warm up and everyone was ready to go. Victoria was giving out last minute directions for the route. I caught words like “Young Ave”, “full circle” and “35 minutes”. People around me were talking and planning, some said we started to the left, some to the right. I figured I would just […]

I’m not supposed to be here

I walked into the restaurant a few minutes late, so almost everyone was already there, drinks in hand, mingling.  Normally this would cause me a lot of anxiety – new place, new people, walking in late – but the room was mostly filled with familiar faces.  Close friends, casual acquaintances, people who’s names I didn’t […]