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How to be Strong

This week, a friend named Wendy invited me to speak with a group of first-time marathoners that she coaches.  I decided that I would talk about what helped me manage running 25km for 17 days in Africa: how I stayed … Continue reading

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At the River: Last Rest Day

Rest Day #3 of 3 Bwiam, Friday, July 22, 6:30pm Beautiful, beautiful rest day. We spent it in the best possible way. I got out of bed just before 10am. I called my husband and spoke with him until my … Continue reading

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Day 8: Unremarkable is Remarkable

July 16, 2011. Day #8. 206km run! Soma, TransGambia Lodge, 4:30pm. Too hot to nap. No electricity = no fan. Celebrated the 200km mark today, whoo-hoo! Today was remarkable because it was unremarkable. All parts of the runner’s body and the team … Continue reading

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Lessons from 3 Days on the Road to Banjul

July 10, 2011, 8:15pm, Basse Day 3 of running complete! We’ve conquered 75km so far and it feels pretty good! I love a good list so Ashley and I have prepared 2 lists for you tonight- written quickly before I … Continue reading

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