Posts tagged Running
Begin Again

Again and again, Begin.


I'm a runner, but you don't have to be a runner to appreciate this.

At my first and only triathlon in 2011.


I remember when I started running (not too long ago), and how completing a 5K seemed nearly impossible.  My husband and I began with a couch-to-5K program, incorporating walking with running, gradually increasing the running portions.    

We elatedly completed a 5K.

I remember when, in an adrenaline-rush, we decided to go for a half marathon....which seemed equally insane and impossible.  We began with running 3.1 miles, which we already knew how to do.  

We joyously crossed the finish line at a half marathon.

That was a few years ago.

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Why It's Killing Me Inside To Be Here Now

Tomorrow morning, I am supposed to be running 13.1 miles in the Indianapolis Mini Marathon.

At least, that's what the registration indicates.

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In reality, tomorrow morning I will be probably still be snuggled up in my bed while thousands of people line up to run.

And it's killing me inside.

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Overcoming A Dreaded Run

Even that which we initially dread can become a beautiful experience through a new perspective.


By Trailmind at en.wikipedia [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons

I had a beautiful morning run last week.  I've stopped running for most of December, so getting back into the habit is quite a challenge.

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