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An Early Morning Run: Yes, No, Maybe?

July 29, 2011

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Tomorrow we plan to wake up at 5:30 AM for a 7 mile run.  The thought of it sounds a bit ridiculous since it will be Saturday and I am normally not so inclined to wake up early for any weekend.  It’s funny how Rachel and I will discuss getting up really early like it’s […]

We’re All Beginning Runners

July 27, 2011

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I want to start off by saying I do not consider myself an experienced runner by any means.  I guess you can say I am a “runner” by default.  It was never really my intention to become a “runner.”  I didn’t have some extravagant plan to one day run a full marathon.  Sure I had […]

Why Run A Full Marathon?

July 26, 2011

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People always ask us why we have chosen to train for a full marathon.  I think this video of our story says it all.    You Can Donate By Clicking Here You can also visit our other blog site www.battleals.wordpress.com  

Marathon Training Is Hard!!

July 25, 2011

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Our training for our first full marathon has not been easy thus far. The heat is beating us down like the marathon running newbies that we are. We ran about 7 miles yesterday and that seems so miniscule compared to the amount of miles we will be running in the next few weeks. It’s like […]

The Joys of Running

July 13, 2011

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There’s something about running that keeps me coming back.  There’s a feeling I get when the soles of my shoes crash against the pavement and a surge of power overtakes me.  In those moments I feel like I can control my own destiny and that I am truly capable of anything.  I never really know […]