Musings

Make The Impossible Possible

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Three Critical Things I’ve Learned From Running Marathons Running and I “dated” on and off for many years until 2012 when we finally tied the knot. I knew I needed some regular exercise, and I’ve always been attracted to how practical running can be – a good pair of shoes, and you can do it […]

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Race Recap: 2014 Publix Georgia Half Marathon

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Once again, I chose to run one of my favorite races, the Publix Georgia Half Marathon. It starts and ends at Centennial Olympic Park, walking distance from my office. It’s primary sponsor is Publix, where I shop, and which provides great healthy food at the race. It goes through my neighborhood as well as some […]

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Race Recap: 2014 The Intown Ten

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Rounding out my “K” races, I finished my first official 10K race – The Intown Ten. Earlier I ran a 5K and a 15K, so that I could have an official PR for 5K, 10K, 15K, Half Marathon, and Marathon. I enjoy races close to home, and this was one of the best – right […]

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Race Recap: 2013 Inman Frosty 5K

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After having focused so much of this year on finishing my first marathon, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do next. I started thinking I should run more types of races. I have run a few 5Ks before, but they were back when running and I were still only dating on and off, so […]

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Race Recap: Soldier Marathon

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My First Marathon This past weekend, I ran my first marathon. I chose the Soldier Marathon in Columbus, GA because it’s a flat course, an easy drive from Atlanta, and got such great reviews online. I found it to be well deserving of it’s reputation – it was run well, the volunteers, soldiers, and drill […]

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I Am A Runner

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Today, I officially added the word “Runner” to my blog description. It was time. Running has become such a big part of my life that I now consider it to be part of who I am. (I also changed “Technologist” to “Geek” which seemed less pretentious and frankly more appropriate.) So how did I become […]