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Jonny Benjamin was elated to finish his first race alongside Neil Laybourne, his savior. Benjamin managed to complete the marathon with the stranger who talked him down from a bridge when he was at his lowest point, feeling suicidal. They […]

Oh, the crazy things I do for a medal and a t-shirt… This past weekend I ran my third half marathon. My running partner and I were aware something might go wrong when a day or two before the race, […]

“Be kind to me or treat me mean / I’ll make the most of it / I’m an extraordinary machine” – Fiona Apple I ran the Marine Corps Marathon last Sunday. I lined up with 30,000 other runners in our […]

I can’t lie. It’s been a little stressful lately. As I mentioned before, seasons changing bring about a lot of things to get adjusted to. Some good, some bad and a lot that is still to be determined. And I’m […]

“For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he…” Prov. 23:7a I was never athletic growing up. I toyed around with working out now and then, but really, my youth and subsequent 20s were mostly spent sitting down somewhere. […]

I’m training for a marathon. Most mornings I can get up and go, but this morning was a struggle. I had to drag myself out of bed at 6:30 a.m. and, even though I was up, I still grumpily wandered […]

Today is National Running Day, and in honor of such, I wanted to write an ode to running. I ran off and on throughout my 20s, but didn’t get serious about it until a friend encouraged me to sign me […]

I’m still ruminating over Gretchen Rubin’s Happiness Project. I think it’s in my top 10 books that have changed the way I think and behave. In the book, the author takes a year to pursue happiness in the daily routine […]