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My 2012 Running Challenge

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There are some children who have moved into the depths of my heart. As my care for them deepens, the smallness of who I am—my thoughts, my concerns, my priorities—must break to accommodate their presence. I am glad for the breaking. Would you like to meet these girls who are changing…

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How to Enjoy a Half Marathon

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It only took me four half marathons to discover the secret to an enjoyable race. Here’s the progression, race by race. Half Marathon #1: Disney World Marathon Weekend (January 2010) Finish Time: 1:58:38 (9:03/mile) Training: completed according to the plan Race Summary: Great running atmosphere with plenty of distracting hoopla,…

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Why I’m Running in 2011

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I have one of those love/hate relationships with running. It looks like this: LOVE = keeping in shape / being able to eat sweets / the feeling of accomplishment after I finish a run / the friendships forged over many miles HATE = feeling out of breath / freezing in…

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