Category Archives: Training

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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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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Running on the Sun

[tweetmeme http://the13thmile.com/2010/07/25/running-on-the-sun/%5D New Jersey temperatures soared to 96 degrees, but I ran the farthest I ever have in my life! I’m pretty sure flames sprouted from my shoulders during yesterday’s run. The sun bore a hole under my skin and … Continue reading

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Yearly 5K Shows Still Long Road Ahead

Yearly, I run the Party with a Purpose Hoboken 5K. It’s an easy, fun run in my town and a benchmark for my current physical shape. This year, I noticed two things in this run: Although I ran it more … Continue reading

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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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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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