Monthly Archives: November 2011

Why We Run

Last week my daughter’s friend completed her first marathon in Philadelphia, which inspired me to write That First Marathon. I woke the next morning to learn that two runners died during the race. A twenty-one year-old college student collapsed after … Continue reading

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That First Marathon

The first marathon is as memorable as your first kiss, the first time you drive or the first time you get served in a bar as a minor. Chances are I ran my first marathon before most people who read … Continue reading

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My Running Memoir

This is Rite2Run’s twenty-fifth anniversary. I began the blog in April—twenty-five posts ago—to give my “to-be” published memoir exposure, and hadn’t mentioned it in the previous twenty-four posts. The first twenty-four posts were warm-up exercises, like stretching before a race. … Continue reading

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Good Reads For The Holistic Runner

A message popped up on my computer screen after I posted my last entry notifying me it was my twenty-third blog. I was shocked. It seemed like I created the blog yesterday; actually it was this past April. Two years … Continue reading

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