Category Archives: Half Marathon

Crossing the Finish Line: The End of the Half-Marathon Blogging Road

Photo from: fitbit.com The13thmile blog has been an amazing growth journey for the past year for me. Through the support this blog has given me, and through working at the monstrous challenge of distance running by breaking off small chunks, … Continue reading

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The Philadelphia Marathon: One Story of Over 20,000

Congratulations to all of the runners who participated in today’s marathon and half-marathon. With over 20,000 fellow runners on a cold, autumn morning, it was exciting to be a part of something so immensely impressive. This was my third half-marathon … Continue reading

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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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Five-Mile Labor Day Tweetup Run – Calling Philadelphia/South Jersey Runners!

[tweetmeme http://the13thmile.com/2010/08/29/5-mile-labor-d…jersey-runners/%5D Do you live close to Center City and you’re staying local for the Labor Day weekend? Come join us – the more the merrier! What: An easy 5-mile group run and Twitter Networking. Encouraging runners of all paces … Continue reading

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Barefoot Beach Running – My “Effortless” Workout

[tweetmeme http://the13thmile.com/2010/08/17/barefoot-beach-running/%5D Barefoot Beach Run – My advice on how you can make a “workout” seem effortless We all have to “put work in” to see results. Some days it’s easy. Others, it feels routine and boring; we need to … Continue reading

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