Napolean Bonaparte famously said, “There is no such thing as an accident; it is fate misnamed”.
I believe that to be true. I entered the world of marathon running without intent. With no running experience, no real training, and no idea what I was doing, I completed the Chicago Marathon in 2013. It was fate, indeed, that brought me to my first marathon. It is my new-found love for the sport that will carry me through achieving my running goals.
Welcome to the adventures of The Accidental Marathoner.

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Spydergrip 2.0

June 14, 2017 11:15 pm

For the past few weeks, I’ve been having fun exploring ways to use my new toy, the Spydergrip. Haven’t heard of it? You can get the scoop…at least from my perspective…right here! Full Disclosure: I like my Spydergrip so well, I am a Brand Ambassador! Ambassador or not, I leave my honest and unbiased review below: Running with my favorite new toy I first learned about the Spydergrip when I saw someone wearing one on an Instagram post. I was immediately intrigued, because I was in the market for a new piece of running gear to carry my phone and other necessities (ID, car key, a little cash, etc.), and it was different than anything else I had previously used. Touted as device-universal and sweat resistant, I thought I’d give it a try. Up until this time I had been using one of two

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