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Showing posts from March, 2013

Training Continues

After Mill Stone 50k, I'm back on track with training for Boston, which essentially means no more races. However, I've managed to find good people and places to run with.

Feb. 16: Paced Maggie for all 26.2 at Myrtle Beach Marathon. The course itself was...bleh. But the pre- and post-race festivities were fun with the Vac & Dash peeps. I fine pacing parallels walking with others in life - to carry other's burden (or water bottle and gels), to be by his/her side (also means walking/running in their pace), and to put other's needs first. Since I didn't decide to pace the whole distance till the last week, I paid a steep price to run the race. While this was entirely bad planning on my part, walking with others does require us to make sacrifices sometimes...

Feb. 23: Emily recruited me to man an aid station at Charlotte 10 miler. With guaranteed rain in the morning of the race, I agreed only reluctantly. Standing in the rain and cold was as miserable as imagined. …