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
I love birthdays. And not just my own. I love everyone’s birthday. Always have. Growing up, my parents always made a big deal over our birthdays. Or at least that is what I remember anyway. They always made me feel so special on my birthday – more special on that day than any other day. I’ve always loved my birthday. And no, not because of … Continue reading Birthdays are fun!