The New York City Marathon |Experiencing Magic

“There is no need to search; achievement leads to nowhere. It makes no difference at all, so just be happy now! Love is the only reality of the world, because it is all One, you see. And the only laws are paradox, humor and change. There is no problem, never was, and never will be.Continue reading “The New York City Marathon |Experiencing Magic”

Chicago Marathon

Oh Chicago! A normal race recap doesn’t do this race justice because this race wasn’t about racing at all. This race was about heart. From the top of Machu Picchu Mountain in Peru to the finish line in Chicago, Jerry has been telling me that this race was about loving the marathon. I always believedContinue reading “Chicago Marathon”

The Magic of Marathon

Shortly after the bombing at the Boston Marathon, I read a post on Facebook that left an impression on me. The marathon is one of the few places left where the human spirit thrives. Runners accept water from strangers. We eagerly accepted orange slices and bananas from people we’ve never met. Hugs and high fivesContinue reading “The Magic of Marathon”

Race Report – Richmond Marathon 2013

Oh Race Day! I knew my biggest challenge on race day would be my brain. I had to keep my head in the game. I had to stay optimistic. I had to stay positive. No matter how tough the race became, I had to stay engaged. While I did not have a time goal goingContinue reading “Race Report – Richmond Marathon 2013”

Goodbye Survival Mode

Running a marathon and settling back into life after a marathon has allowed me to really focus on where I want to go with my life. Yes. It is just running, but if you run, you probably already understand that is so much more than covering miles with running shoes on your feet. A high schoolContinue reading “Goodbye Survival Mode”