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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Weekly Wrap ~ July 15, 2018

July 15, 2018 6:00 pm

Boy, oh boy, time flies when you’re having run fun! It’s Sunday, and that means it’s already time for the Weekly Wrap! I’m linking up with Wendy over at Taking the Long way Home and Holly at HoHo Runs for this week’s wrap-up. Be sure to check out their blogs, along with the other linkers! You may just find some new blogs to love! It’s been a little bit of a weird week with travel to California for the Napa to Sonoma Half Marathon (recap coming soon). This is how my week went: Monday Runday Monday: 5 mile run. At the risk of sounding like a broken record, it was really hot and humid. Seriously, when is this weather going to improve??? Tuesday: 45 minute strength training workout and a short swim. Baby steps (or paddles, if you will). Wednesday: 12-hour work

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