Tag: marathon

My Two-Year Runniversary

Sunday was my Runniversary. Almost exactly two years ago, I decided to get out and start running again. I had two main motivators. First, my best friend Doran had been running races for years, and I’d been feeling little pangs

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TTOF: Fingers vs. Feet—How NaNoWriMo Is Like Running a Marathon

My latest post on “Thinking Through Our Fingers,” a blog on writing: Not everyone enjoys running, of course, but over the past several years it’s become a big part of my life. It’s also become an integral element of my

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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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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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