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Boston Marathon 2013: What will I tell my daughter?

No one could have guessed what April 15, 2013 would hold for the Boston Marathon.

No one could have guessed what April 15, 2013 would hold for the Boston Marathon.

When people describe what it takes to train for, run and finish a marathon, they often say it’s a lot of blood, sweat and tears.

No one could have guessed the blood at this year’s Boston Marathon finish line would be due to anything but blisters.

Explosions? Oh, Lord. What has this world come to?  Continue reading

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What do I do with my sweaty helmet hair after biking to work?

There are plenty of headbands to pick from when working out. But what about afterward?

The weather has finally started to warm up a bit, and it’s dawned on me that I told myself I’d start biking to work once Mother Nature gave me her blessing. But I’m in a bit of a hair pickle. Continue reading

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Is being a sick runner worse than being a hurt one? How to come back.

Wear your favorite race shirt, sip your green tip and rest when you're sick (like I did in early Dec. 2010).

Being hurt and not being able to run is painful. But being sick is worse.

Or, at least it feels that way. Continue reading

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