Tag Archives: Marathon

Overseas Adventures–Races in Stockholm and Oslo

In December, my readers heard from my friend Laurel as she shared her first marathon experience in Helsinki, Finland.  Today she continues Part II of her story with two more running adventures!  After reading these, I can understand why people get the bug … Continue reading

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Running Smart: Tips for Everyday and Travel Adventures

I am sharing my running safety tips with Vegas.com to keep the conversation going.  And while it’s a topic I do think about at times,  I also know that I could be a lot smarter on my adventures. When I … Continue reading

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Getting to 26.2 after 13.1

I am thrilled that today’s guest spotlight hails from my workout buddy and friend, Laurel!  We recently ran a 10-mile trail race together and in recent years she has ventured into the marathon and ultra-marathon world. This is the first of … Continue reading

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Get Up And Go: A Marathon Story

Last fall I had four friends (yes four!) run their first marathon!  I am so proud of each of them in different ways and grateful for their friendships and how each has helped me to grow as a person.  Running … Continue reading

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Little Cupcakes On A Sunny Day: My First Marathon Experience

Guest Blogger: Margaret Chapman My friend Margaret Chapman joins us today to share her experience of running her first 26.2 this past January! And not only did she do it while running through the magical world of Disney, but she … Continue reading

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30 Before 30 (Plus a Marathon Recap)

Do you have a bucket list of dreams to accomplish before turning a certain age or leaving this world behind?  Maybe it’s to circumnavigate the world, jump out of an airplane or even run (and complete) a marathon. Whether there is a bucket list at your … Continue reading

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Philly Marathon Personal Record

I’ve had over a day now to come off the “marathon high” that I’ve been on and wow was it ever one.  I set a personal record breaking the four-hour mark with a chip time of 3:54 flat. Prior to … Continue reading

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