Category: Running

My First St. George Marathon

I’m no longer a marathon newb. I took care of that back in April in Salt Lake City. So as I approached the St. George Marathon, I thought I kind of knew what to expect. Nope. I prepared for this

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26 Takeaways from My First Marathon

Last Saturday, I crossed an item off my bucket list, finishing the Salt Lake City Marathon with a time of 3:52:18. I came in 138th out of 633 runners overall, the 102nd male runner out of 369 and the 9th

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TTOF: The Gamification of Writing

My latest post on “Thinking Through Our Fingers,” a blog on writing: It might sound a little weird, but I figure if there’s anything I can do to streamline the process of pounding out that first draft, I’m willing to

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If You’re a Writer, Consider Becoming a Runner

I just finished a second draft of my current novel in progress. So … yay! This was my NaNoWriMo project (or, more accurately, my NaNoWriRunMo project), and I managed to cut 5,000 words while at the same time filling in

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Double Dog Dare

Anyone who knows me (and anyone who’s Facebook friends with me) knows I’ve been running a lot lately. I basically got back on my feet in January 2016 after several years of sedentary life. My motivation was threefold: (a) we now

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