Category Archives: 5k

Maybe we need front porches: Conversations and reflections on the Red Boot Coalition

One of the things I remember about growing up is our front porch. I frequently sat out there with my dad – two lawn chairs, side by side, watching the world go by. But we didn’t just watch, we talked … Continue reading

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The knee: just a brief update

Just a brief note to say that my knee is better. My run today was so much better than on Tuesday.  (My first mile was 6 minutes faster than Tuesday – as I said, Tuesday was the worst run I … Continue reading

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Celebrating Saturdays

This morning I ran the Mayor’s Cup 5k for the second time.  The weather was beautiful and the course was great.  There were bands, the Marine Corp, Big Al and cheerleaders along the course to cheer for runners. I picked … Continue reading

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Two women, 24 hours, and a triathlon

This past weekend I headed to Oxford, MS for the third time to do the Rebel Man Sprint Triathlon.  Last year my friend Ashley did it with me, but this year we went together.  Due to schedules, we decided to … Continue reading

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Hospice 5k

Yesterday I participated in the Hospice 5k.  It was rainy and cold in the morning, but I decided even if I walked that I was going to do it.  I registered earlier in the week as a way to do something … Continue reading

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Third time is the charm: Buster Britton

This morning I got up once again to tri – I knew that I could do this race because I have done it before.  All I wanted to do today was finish, and I did.  The  morning began with a … Continue reading

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Rebelman Re-cap – round two

My second go at the Rebelman Triathlon is in the books.  This time I was 27 minutes faster and I placed third in my age group.  I didn’t worry as much – though I always worry about something.  I executed … Continue reading

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