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When To Hire a Coach

When To Hire a Coach

When I started running, it was a very solitary thing. I wasn’t comfortable running with a group, and I ran to have a break from people. When I ran my first 10K race, I ran it with a pacer who talked me through the whole thing. Slow down. Take deep breaths. Walk the water station. … Continue reading

Introducing Princess Laural

Introducing Princess Laural

Anyone who reguarly reads our blog knows that our training for the 2013 Princess Half-Marathon changed our lives in many ways. One of the most unexpected gifts of choosing that race at that time was meeting a fellow princess-in-training who lived in a land not too far away from us. Her name is Laural. And … Continue reading

Running Blues

Running Blues

Very soon, Princess Jodi will be posting her reflections on her journey to the Castle. Luckily, she was able to stay for 10 days in the Magical Kingdom and she is just on her way home today. Unfortunately, my profession does not permit me from time off and I had to arrange just as magical … Continue reading

Final Count Down

Final Count Down

Forget racing to the castle! In just over a month’s time, Princess Jodi and I are about to: After reading reflections in pictures, taking a look back at all of our races over the past year, it has hit me very hard that time is running out.  All too often, people make empty promises or … Continue reading