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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Recap of the Inspiration4 Miler Virtual Race Experience

October 7, 2021 5:34 pm

Disclaimer: I received an entry to the Inspiration4 Miler to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find, and write race reviews. Last month, my youngest son and I participated in the Inspiration4 Miler Benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. My family has always been hugely supportive of St. Jude, and since a portion of each race registration fee went to help support children’s cancer research, we were all in. I loved that the race theme coincided with all of the hype surrounding the upcoming launch of the the Crew Dragon Resilience, which would be the first orbital spaceflight in history with only private citizens on board. It was very interesting to learn about the four crewmembers,

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