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The view from my porch. When I go to Boston now, I have wet shoulders – women fall into my arms crying. They are weeping for joy because running has changed their lives. They feel they can do anything. Katherine Switzer I’ve made the statement on social media that the runners in the Boston Marathon [...]

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Boston Results

The view from my porch (no I didn’t move my porch to Boston! It was TOO cold and WET in Boston yesterday!) Four of us traveled to see this event in my truck. Each and every one of us watching were amazed at the fortitude of the runners! The volunteers on course, the police, and [...]

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Boston Marathon

FROM SARAH RUSK This is a good one, too!! Look forward to seeing you and some other Pocono runners on heartbreak!!! https://www.runnersworld.com/boston-marathon/boston-marathon-course-tips-for-runners# WE WILL BE THERE SARAH! YOU ARE OUR HERO!!! Boston Marathon Course Tips for Runners “Boston is a course you need to do many times before you get the hang of it,” says [...]

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The view from my porch. “It’s important to know that at the end of the day it’s not the medals you remember. What you remember is the process — what you learn about yourself by challenging yourself, the experiences you share with other people, the honesty the training demands — those are things nobody can [...]

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Here is an excellent description of the Boston Course. Boston Marathon Course Preview COACH BRENDON·MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2018 Since today marks one month to race day I figured it was a good time to share my course preview. Hopefully you find it helpful. I also included Jack Daniels tips on the course at the end [...]

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The view from my porch. “You should run your first marathon for the right reasons, because you’ll never be the same person again. You must want to do it, not do it because your boss did it or your spouse did it.” Bill Wenmark, running coach The right reason?? I believe that reason is different [...]

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The view from my porch. “Believe that you can run farther or faster. Believe that you’re young enough, old enough, strong enough, and so on to accomplish everything you want to do. Don’t let worn-out beliefs stop you from moving beyond yourself.” – John Bingham Think about what John wrote here on your run this [...]

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The view from my porch. A lifetime of training for just ten seconds. – Jesse Owens Bill Carlton is cancer free and on the mend from surgery! Bill attends to the work and details of our Run for the Red course. He is a leader and a tireless man who sees to it all is [...]

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The view from my porch. The race always hurts. Expect it to hurt. You don’t train so it doesn’t hurt! You train so you can tolerate it! – Author unknown I’m excited about Boston. I’m headed to heartbreak hill with a car load to cheer and celebrate the greatest and longest running marathon in history. [...]

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“Remember, the feeling that you get from running is far better than the feeling you get from sitting around wishing you were running” – author unknown I’ve sneaked off my porch a few time recently just to get a closer look at what y’all are up to. What I’m seeing is that the west end [...]

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    I love to run…and cycle…and swim! I love to meet people and share my experiences as well as learn about your experiences. I believe in fitness being an important route to a happy and healthy life. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you ... Read Full
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