Personal Growth

Running and the mind games we play with ourselves

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Being positive doesn’t mean ignoring the negative….  being positive means overcoming the negative Ask any runner and then will tell you, some runs are better than others.  Some days you feel like you can keep going all day, when other days, just getting a mile in is a chore.  2 Miles one day feels like […]

Half Crazy Hamster

Race around the lake, Take 2

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Victory is having done your best.  If you’ve done your best, you have won – Bill Bowerman, Coach At some point in your life, you will have that one day, one event or one challenge that, for whatever reason, you really wonder how it could have been different if something had happened differently.   Sometimes, no […]

Training

What was I thinking? Have I lost my mind?

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As I sit here tonight, running through lists in my head, I can’t help bu wonder if I have gone completely crazy! Last winter I saw a post on Facebook for a local run.  Once that I had never even thought about running in the past, it was one of those races that only the […]

Half Crazy Hamster

Inside the head of a Runner!

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Last Saturday marked my first half of 2015.  The Dick Lytie Spring Classic. I have been looking forward to this run since last year, but up until I started running the course, I was not sure how it was going to go.  I actually didn’t even sign up to run it until Monday!  After the […]