As we got to the starting line, I saw there were pacers. I like running with a pacer and don’t remember seeing pacers at this particular race before. My husband, Al, and I were running the Stillwater Log Run 10-mile race. This was our third time at this race. It’s a favorite. PICTURE: At the starting line. My immediate thought was, “Yes, pacers!” And then I … Continue reading I gave up
Young people. Older people. Shorter people. Tall people. Skinnier people. Pleasingly plump people. Injured people. Elite athletic extremely fit people. One-legged people. Broken arm people. Asthmatic people. Cancer people. On-a-mission people. Fathers and daughters. Mothers and sons. Husbands and wives. Brothers. Sisters. Friends. Lovers. Family. Runners. Joggers. Walkers. Hobblers. The running community encompasses all kinds of people. And at races, you will see every kind there … Continue reading We came. We saw. My husband conquered.
Over the past six years my husband, Al, and I have been running, he has had some of the “best” adventures that always leads to him telling the greatest stories. He’s gotten lost on more than one occasion. He’s puked in front of the Bellagio in Vegas and he’s had to take care of “business” off course behind some trees in Fargo. Yes, he’s had … Continue reading My husband’s story!
So many thoughts were running through my head leading up to the Fargo Mini Marathon. But the biggest? Would I be able to finish? I didn’t last year and to be honest, it sucked. You can read about that experience HERE. Since last year, I have been carrying around my bib number in the visor of my car as a reminder that I didn’t finish … Continue reading An emotional day
Whoa, where does time go? Seriously. How is it December 2 already? Time needs to SLOW DOWN! So, being that I haven’t blogged for a month. Yep. A whole month. Shame. On. Me! Here’s a TOP TEN list about November and one thing about October. And of course, that thing is a race! Keep in mind, these are in no particular order. Are you ready? Here we go: … Continue reading November in a nutshell!