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I did it — signed up for the second fall marathon

So, I did it yesterday. I signed up for my second fall marathon — the Maine Marathon, the first one I ever did last year. I knew it was what I wanted to do, but I put off making the decision. I was oscillating between working hard at a better time or working hard at […]

What it feels like to run your first marathon.

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Indescribable. When Tony and I pulled into the University of Southern Maine parking garage, it was torrential rain. I looked out at the runners around me (who were intelligently wearing rain jackets or trash bags, which I did not think to do), and I thought, “Do I really want to put myself through this for five-plus hours? […]