When I first started running for fun, something drew me to the marathon. I’m not sure if it was because I was naïve or because I wanted to challenge myself or maybe it was a combination of the two. The idea of running long distances just appealed to me – at least in theory. Growing … Continue reading RunPatRun Race Series – Part 1: Favorite Race – Marine Corps Marathon
Tag: Learning from Running
D.N.F. The three letters that no runner wants to see next to their name. As I stood in the well-below freezing temperatures at the start of the 2008 Philadelphia Marathon, I had every intention of completing the full marathon. Less than a month before this, I ran the Marine Corps Marathon in about 5 hours. … Continue reading D.N.F.