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Competitive Walker Division — Columbus Marathon

If you plan to be a “competitive walker” at this year’s Columbus Marathon October 21, don’t forget to pick up your sticker for your front bib. Here are the instructions: Competitive Walker Division Rules All participants in the Competitive Walker … Continue reading

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I Thought it was Hot in Ohio!

We are in Oklahoma for a family reunion. Most of my husband’s family lives west of the Mississippi with many of them in Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas and Arkansas. (My in-laws were from Cherokee, OK.) I knew it tends to be … Continue reading

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Without Power from Summer Storms

The tree that blocked the trail at Antrim Park from Friday night’s storm. My house was one of the millions without power from the storm that hit the Midwest and some Eastern states on June 29th. Luckily, the power came … Continue reading

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Marathon Deaths Rare

The start of the 2011 Columbus Marathon from a walker’s perspective. The headline in today’s paper — Marathon Deaths Rare — caught my eye. Even though I knew it was true, people died in two different races I was in. … Continue reading

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Body Image

For a variety of reasons, many women in the United States have warped body images. Though it ranges from thinking you are healthy when you are heavy or obese to seeing yourself as obese when you are healthy or too … Continue reading

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Jealous of this Weekend’s Races

Me with Elvis during the 2006 Cincinnati Flying Pig. There are a ton of great races being held this weekend! The Indy Mini Marathon is tomorrow. The Cap City Half Marathon is tomorrow. The Flying Pig is Sunday. And this … Continue reading

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Watch What You Eat

Over the weekend, I ended up eating something that did NOT agree with me. I was sick all day Sunday and totally drained with headaches all day Monday. (I think it was food poisoning. Entirely my fault.) I spent two … Continue reading

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Apologies to WordPress

The other day, I finally decided to play with WordPress on my laptop instead of my old desktop computer. The reason I always use my very old desktop computer is because it has more memory, and in my old-school mind, … Continue reading

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Hating WordPress or I Need Help

Every time I go to the WordPress website, I see that it is easy to use and can be set up in minutes. Then why have I invested hours of my time and I am unable to make it work? … Continue reading

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Speed

I haven’t done a speed workout in a couple of weeks. And I can tell. I feel slow and lethargic. I did a 1-mile warm up, then 6 X 1/4 mile repeats with 2:00 breaks in between. My times were … Continue reading

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