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A Few Questions Answered

A Few Questions Answered

Hello there! In the last few weeks I’ve had several emails and Facebook messages with running related questions so I thought I would answer some of these here.  Most of them have been asked on more than one occasion and in the almost 5 years I’ve kept this running blog I’ve never had a post dedicated to answering questions so I figured it was time.  I do not claim to be an expert so please take it for what it’s…

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Easter and all kinds of stuff!

Easter and all kinds of stuff!

First of all, Happy Easter from Arkansas!  I hope you all had a great weekend!  Before I jump into some running and training stuff (Boston countdown- 15 days?!!!) I will start with some of my Easter blessings… Easter morning 2013 We actually had a few minutes to spare before church this morning (could it have had something to do with the excitement of waking up to find their Easter baskets?) so I got them all together to take a picture…

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My Marathon Fueling Plan

My Marathon Fueling Plan

Let me begin by stating that I am not a dietitian or a running coach. When it comes to fueling during a marathon,  I believe that every runner must figure out what works for them.  This may come through trial and error or from advice from a book or another runner.  Ultimately it comes down to what works for you. When I ran my first marathon in December of 1999 I did not think about fueling during the race at…

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