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Random ventings from Rachel: * I am sick over what happened in Boston. I will never qualify for the Boston Marathon, but I am a runner. There is no other community as loving, encouraging and accepting as the running community. The 6 minute milers don’t care that I do a 12-15 minute mile…they just care… Continue reading Vent

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Tomorrow, Saturday, September 22. 7:00 am. I will be running/walking (mostly walking) for 4 to 4 1/2 hours in my longest training session to date. I will be praying for my friend C’s sweet niece, who is undergoing testing for leukemia. I will be praying for my friend H’s sweet son, who is undergoing chemotherapy… Continue reading Tomorrow

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Totally Random Tuesday (Marathon Training Edition)

I am still training for a marathon. Yes, a full 26.2 miles. Because I am insane…crazy…out of control (that last phrase courtesy of Litte Man). It has been intense, and I have nine more weeks to go. My mom has been spending Friday nights so I can go to our group long runs on Saturdays… Continue reading Totally Random Tuesday (Marathon Training Edition)

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2012 Mini Marathon

Saturday I participated in the Indianapolis Mini Marathon. I signed up for it last November, and I have participated in it once before, in 2008. I was much better trained this year than in 2008, but extenuating circumstances caused me to complete it more slowly. But I finished. Friday night before the big event found… Continue reading 2012 Mini Marathon