Tag Archives: Training

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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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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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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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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