Marathon Mantra

The BMO Vancouver marathon is this weekend and I finally found my mantra. For those who aren't sure what a mantra is, it's a saying or phrase that you repeat over and over and over when you need to get through a rough patch or a challenging part of a run.  For me, it has to be something …

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The Dreadmill

I spent the weekend in Reno at my daughter's volleyball tournament.  Not familiar with the area I opted for a very short run on the "dreadmill".  Now, I've shared my disdain for this piece of equipment for years but since I only needed to do a short run (thanks to the taper phase of marathon …

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