Category Archives: Running

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Earth Day Run 2018

One month ago I ran the Earth Day Half Marathon. It was a beautiful spring day in central Minnesota – which was welcome after a true blizzard the weekend before! I had been training “okay” through the winter, but I … Continue reading

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Birthday Fun, Easter, Racing, and April Snow

Minnesota weather is never boring. Last month as we got several big March snowstorms I reasoned that it hadn’t been a bad winter, overall. December and January had plenty of bitter cold, but snowfall in our little pocket of the … Continue reading

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What’s Your Olympics?

The Winter Olympics are whizzing by in South Korea, and I’m eagerly taking in the skating, the skiing, the teamwork, and the chronicling of dreams when I have a chance. There is always something wholesome, gritty, and wondrous about people … Continue reading

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Running Through 2017

Another Minnesota winter is half over, and I’m grateful it’s been low on the snowfall totals. We have had our share of below-zero, frigid days, but at least the roads have stayed relatively dry and open for running!Β I’m getting back … Continue reading

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My Twin Cities Marathon

It was a beautiful October Sunday morning in St. Paul, Minnesota, and I was on my way back from dropping a friend off at the airport. I had driven I-35 to get there, but I opted to take Highway 5 … Continue reading

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