Monthly Archives: April 2011

No Rest for the Weary

“Ability is what you are capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” – Lou Holtz Last night I returned to the “thing” I love, running (no rest for the weary).  My husband … Continue reading

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Marathon #2 (within 10 days of each other)

“Tomorrow is another day, and there will be another battle!” – Sebastian Coe I have never trained for back-to-back marathons.  I ran Boston on April 18th and the Kentucky Derby Marathon is approaching (this Saturday).  Initially my plans were to race … Continue reading

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It Always Starts Small

As of late I have been reading books written by top ultra marathon runners (distances exceeding 50 miles).  I am currently fully engaged in Running on Empty by Marshall Ulrich.  His story isn’t as colorful or motivating as Dean Karnazes … Continue reading

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Post Boston Blues

“Man imposes his own limitations, don’t set any”- Anthony Bailey I am at a loss today.  The post Boston blues are setting in.  I have never experienced depression after a race until now (I have read about this phenomenon).  It … Continue reading

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I Came, I Saw, I BOSTON!

“Everyone who finishes the Boston Marathon has their own great moment in sport. Each of us on this day has achieved greatness.” – George Sheehan I came, I saw, I BOSTON!  People speak of southern hospitality but I have never felt … Continue reading

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Boston Bound

 “Success isn’t how far you got, but the distance you traveled from where you started.”    – “Pre” Today is my last day in Louisville, KY.  I have a check list to complete and packing to do before I head north, … Continue reading

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Holy Shoes!

Boston is only 4 days away and my shoes are falling apart.  This season I have had trouble finding the right fit for my foot.  My foot has grown half of a size since giving birth.  I read somewhere this … Continue reading

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