Monthly Archives: June 2010

The13thmile’s Inspirational Quotes Week

We all need a push to run sometimes. With the stretch before a long holiday weekend looming before us, it is time to put our focus on high-gear and really zero in on training. For me, now that my half … Continue reading

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A Jersey Run

Today I planned a short, efficient run and listened to Bruce Springsteen along the way. Suddenly, mid-run, “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town” popped up on my Bruce list. Rather than skip it – I have a staunch rule against … Continue reading

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How you can find the right running shoe

Do you have flat feet?  You could be over-pronating when you run. Are your arches abnormally high? You might be under-pronating.  Through the experience of researching running shoes, and going to a specialty running store, I’m here to share what … Continue reading

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Runnin’ in the rain…just runnin’ in the rain…

Let the stormy clouds chase everyone from the place…come on with the rain, I’ve a smile on my face! What a feeling!  For years, I’ve used the rain as an excuse NOT to run – can’t get wet while sweating … Continue reading

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Group Running vs. Solo Running

Would you rather run by yourself or with others? For me, running has always been an individual sport. It’s my escape. No matter how stressed out I am, or how upsetting life becomes, when I put on the iPod, and … Continue reading

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The13thMile Blog and Twitter Start!

The thought of running a half marathon is terrifying to me. I know it shouldn’t be – it’s not like it’s a full marathon – but 13 miles seems like an impossible feat. I love running 5K’s because they were … Continue reading

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