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But What If I’m The Last One To Cross The Finish Line?

“In running, it doesn’t matter whether you come in first, in the middle of the pack, or last.  You can say, ‘I have finished.’  There is a lot of satisfaction in that.” – Fred Lebow (Founder of the New York … Continue reading

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Reasons To Run: Santa To The Sea (My Photo-Journal)

Santa to the Sea is a community-based, non-profit racing event in Ventura County.   It’s stated mission is to provide all participants with a fun, healthy and safe run­ning event while sup­port­ing and show-cas­ing the local community.  Although it is a … Continue reading

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Back to the Basics – Couch to 5K

3 years ago, after standing on the street corner watching waves of marathoners go by while cheering on an acquaintance, I was so caught up in the moment that I decided I would try to run.  I initially didn’t tell … Continue reading

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Endurance Questions – Unanswered

Yes, I’m a slow runner.  And I’m proud of that.  Even though it takes me awhile to cross the finish line, I’m persistent enough (or bull-headed enough, if you ask my sisters) to get there. But, in spite of truly … Continue reading

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Dumbo Double Dare – Disneyland Half Marathon (Part 2)

This blog could also be titled Staying 1 Step Ahead of the Disney Sweepers!  11 Minutes ahead, to be exact. At least, that was the timing being called out at about the halfway point.  If I had been in Corral G instead … Continue reading

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Dumbo Double Dare – 10K (Part 1)

Today was Part 1 of the Disneyland Dumbo Double Dare.  6.2 Magical Miles in the heat and humidity of Anaheim through California Adventure and Disneyland Park.  80 degrees this morning at 5:00 AM!  Tomorrow is Part 2, the Half Marathon.  … Continue reading

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