Monthly Archives: September 2010

A Thank You Letter

Dear volunteers, spectators, fellow runners and race organizers: You “Rocked” it. This is a big thank you letter to everyone who supported the ING Rock ‘n Roll Philadelphia Half-Marathon on September 19th; Thank you for all you did to make … Continue reading

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My First Half-Marathon

My first half-marathon lasted 2 hours, 17 minutes and was more amazing than I dreamed. Here’s where I write the post everyone is expecting – how unbelievable, life-changing and exciting yesterday was. Well, it was all of those things and … Continue reading

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Today is The Big Day – My First Half!!

The race I’ve trained all summer for has finally arrived. I’m excited and can’t wait to get started! When I began training, I couldn’t even run for thirty consecutive minutes and I’d never gone more than five miles in my … Continue reading

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One Foot Here, One Foot There’s Labor Day Tweetup Recap

I live for holidays. I celebrate fake holidays like International Talk Like a Pirate Day. I over-celebrate normal-ish holidays like Cinco De Mayo. I make St. Patrick’s Day – and even Half Saint Patrick’s Day – an excuse to have … Continue reading

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YOU can run a half marathon. Yes – YOU.

[tweetmeme http://the13thmile.com/2010/09/09/youcan/%5D “If you think you can do it, or you think you can’t do it, You are right.”   -Henry Ford  There are runners who are competitors. Against others. Against themselves.  I just want to finish. I am confident that many … Continue reading

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LiveBlogging Labor Day Tweetup

Happy Labor Day everyone from Center City Philadelphia! This morning, a dedicated group of runners met to participate in a fun run around the Philadelphia Art Museum, Fairmount Park, and Center City. Sandwiched between holiday BBQs, we had a chance … Continue reading

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