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Well this weekend was a another marathon weekend. I had entered the Shamrock Whale Challenge for the fifth time in six years. I missed it last year due to my pericarditis. The Whale Challenge is running the 8K on the Saturday before and a full marathon on the Sunday af...

I finished my last marathon in Philadelphia just before Thanksgiving. Turning in yet another poor performance in 2018. This made me realize I needed to go back and focus on my strength training and get prepared before I tried another marathon.

I ran a fair amount last y...

I almost not like writing about this marathon, okay, I really don't like writing about this marathon. It's because it was my worst race time ever.

So there are a lot of reasons why it was my worst marathon. However, I don't like making excuses. I started off the year wi...

As I begin to prepare for yet another marathon I am going back and reposting my old blog posts from my original blog, ET's This I Believe. Of course now this one is all about running!

I probably should rewrite them all but that is a lot of work....and I am lazy.

Read thr...

This is a post referencing back to my ET This I Believe Blog before I started the one you are on now. I certainly could copy it all over again and repost it but I thought that maybe linking the old one would suffice.....after all. What is in the PAST is in the PAST!

Enj...

I had seen the crazy crab shaped medal on the registration page and I had to have it! The whole shell opened up too to reveal the skyline of the city of Baltimore. It sounds like a fun race…..and I needed to knock out the state of MARYLAND. We lived so close but I hadn...

Happy birthday to me! My schedule has been crazy and I’ve been running all over…..unfortunately not running on my feet but rather work related. I did 1500 miles the previous weekend. Well here I am. In Richmond doing this race again. Last year I did a strong finish……la...

I have been struggling with my running this year for all sorts of reasons so I needed a familiar race to get me back on track. Wineglass in Corning NY is one of my favorite community marathons. I did it my first year of running races and then again in 2015. The local p...