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Divison

“I tell our runners to divide the race into thirds. Run the first part with your head, the middle part with your personality, and the last part with your heart.” – Mike Fanelli There is no better quote to describe distance … Continue reading

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Fear

Something you learn very quickly when you start pushing your limits, is the meaning of fear. It’s pervasive in our culture, especially with the uptake in violence and natural disasters. Fear is normal. I used to be incredibly afraid of … Continue reading

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Running with musicals Part 1

When I run, my playlist consists of the upbeat music that most runners enjoy. Typical songs include Eye of the Tiger, My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark and American Idiot. But, my playlist wouldn’t be complete without … Continue reading

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I drink soda, and that’s OK

There’s been a lot of talk recently about the evils that reside within the can of soda (or pop if you’re back where I grew up). So I was happy to see that Mark Remy tackled the stigma in his … Continue reading

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So what is a marathon anyway?

Since I’ve had a mental break and signed up for a Marathon, I’ve been thinking about what that word really means. I’ve heard the word thrown around so many times by people who clearly are not talking about the 26.2 slog … Continue reading

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Fatuous Friday

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Marathon For Music

I cannot believe I’m saying this, but…..I’m proud of officially announce that I am RUNNING THE PITTSBUGH MARATHON. In 174 days, I’ll hit the streets of my home city and push myself more than I ever have. Because I couldn’t … Continue reading

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One milestone made

Sunday felt like a dream. I woke up, made my tea, and gathered my watch, gels, pretzels and water bottle. I was ready to go, despite the nerves and everything I had thought about for the week leading up to … Continue reading

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Fatuous Friday

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Fatuous Friday

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