Category Archives: half marathons

Episode 20 Podcast — Flying Pig Weekend Race Recap (3-Way with Extra Cheese)

In episode 20 of the WALK Magazine Podcast, my friend Deb and I talk about the Skyline Chili 3-Way with Extra Cheese Challenge that was part of the Flying Pig Marathon weekend in early May. The 3-Way Challenge is a … Continue reading

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Episode 18 Podcast — Two Halves, One Week — Air Force and Run with the

In Episode 18 of the WALK Magazine Podcast, my friend Deb and I talk about doing two half marathons in one week — again. This year was the 20th anniversary of the Air Force Marathon. Because this is the only … Continue reading

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Episode 15 — Half Marathons: Air Force & Run with the Amish

Maybe I should title this episode The Missing Files. Or maybe A Couple of Nice Races. (We use the word nice a lot!) Last fall I recorded a race recap of both the Air Force Half Marathon and the Adams … Continue reading

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6 Lessons from Walking Two Halves in 6 Days

Two half marathons in six days! Yes, I was crazy enough to do that this spring. The first half marathon of the year is always a little bit tough, so it was unusual for me to plan two back-to-back early … Continue reading

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Cap City Half Marathon — Race Recap

The Capital City Half Marathon is one of my favorite races. Race director David Babner has done a good job supporting walkers over the years, and he has worked hard to make this race a world class event. (Walker awards would make it a “great job” of supporting us.) Continue reading

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Glass City Half Marathon Race Recap — April 24

This year was the 40th anniversary of the Mercy Health Glass City Marathon. Because I’m from Toledo and my mom was a Mercy nurse, I’ve wanted to do the half marathon for a couple of years. The 40th anniversary seemed … Continue reading

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Haunted Halloween Half — Provo, Utah

Sometimes when I travel for work I get to combine the trip with a race. Recently I was in Salt Lake City for meetings, and while in Utah was able to stay long enough to do the Haunted Halloween Half … Continue reading

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Race Strategy — Planning a Pace

Like other competitive walkers, I have goals. Sometimes it is as simple as finishing a race with friends. Sometimes I plan to beat one specific person. (Sorry Pat.) Sometimes, I have planned and trained for an entire year just to … Continue reading

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Episode 12 Podcast — Are You Dopey?

The Dopey Challenge has become the Holy Grail for Disney race fans. The four-race series held in January includes a 5K, 10K, half marathon and finishes with the Disney Marathon for a total of 48.6 miles! And to commemorate the … Continue reading

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Episode 11 Podcast — Review of RunTheBluegrass Half Marathon

In this episode of the WALK! Magazine Podcast, I talk with my friends Deb and Pat about the RunTheBluegrass Half Marathon, March 28 in Lexington, KY. Because we were going to be in the car for several hours while driving … Continue reading

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