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October, 2010:

A freaking headwind, just what I need!

Yup, that’s what I said to myself as we came out of the relative shelter of Hollywood Crescent on to Dallas Rd. 15K in to the race, and I’m right on pace for a 1:52:00 half marathon, and I get hit with a headwind! Race day had been going pretty well up to that point. I had slept in a downtown hotel the night before, so that I didn’t have to worry about driving in from the Westshore & finding parking. Not to mention that I would have had to leave the house around the same time I need to […]

All that's left to do is wait…

December 28, 2009. That’s the day I was given the go ahead from my doctors to run again after my long recovery from the injury I gave myself by running too soon after the marathon last year. December 29, 2009. That’s the day I decided that a marathon wasn’t in the stars for me in 2010, and that I would focus on improving my half marathon time. That was 282 days ago. I have spent the last 282 days with a single focus: set a new Personal Best Half Marathon time on 10-10-10. I really didn’t realize how much pressure […]