My husband and children started a new tradition in 2013 when they baked me a celebratory chocolate cake after running my first half-marathon. Let me tell you that I now await with great enthusiasm and appetite my chocolate cake after a race. And truth be told, I would be very disappointed if there was no cake. (hint to my husband when he reads this) So perhaps you … Continue reading Why I Like to Run
“It’s the Final Count Down” It was 6 a.m. when my iPhone alarm went off on the morning of March 24, 2013 in Bratislava, Slovakia. It was our big day. In a couple of hours some of the women of our running group, “Women Running the World”, would be participating in our first half-marathon and longest run yet, 13.1 miles/21 kilometers. We had all been … Continue reading Race Day
Back in September I snuck into one of my posts that I had just joined a women’s beginner running group and that we were in training to do a half-marathon in Bratislava, Slovakia in March of 2013. We are now 3 days away from the big day. I leave to Bratislava today and the run is on Sunday March 24th. Our group of 33 women, … Continue reading The Journey
An Injustice is Committed For those of you who have been following my blog, you may recall that last summer I wrote about the lady who stole my parking spot in a Trader Joe’s parking lot in Delaware and how I reacted to this injustice. Well, today there was an injustice committed on one of my running mates and I am writing about it! I … Continue reading The Wicked Witch of the West is Alive, She lives in London, Rides a Bicycle, and She Wears Tweed.
I have decided that my second half-century should be as exciting as my first half-century. It was a year ago that with some trepidation I welcomed the big milestone of 50. My fifties would find me living overseas in London with my family. I would spend my whirlwind year settling into London living, doing lots of traveling, and making many new great friends. In retrospect, … Continue reading My Second Half Century – New Adventures
It seems the sporting world missed one amazing performance. Maya took the Gold Medal in the Regent’s Park Marathon during the 2012 Olympic Games. Even with fierce competition, no one could out run this powerful athlete. After hours of interviews and posing for the paparazzi, Maya was humbled by the experience. Continue reading Marathon Maya Takes The Gold