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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Planes, Trains, and Automobiles ~ Weekly Wrap ~ September 23, 2018

September 23, 2018 12:00 pm

I haven’t posted in a bit, which is not to say I haven’t been busy! My husband and I flew to Europe on Wednesday, September 12th, arriving in Berlin on Thursday, September 13th. Our itinerary includes Berlin, followed by Prague, followed by Vienna, and then finally Kraków before returning home on Friday, September 28th. I write this as we are preparing to fly to Kraków for our last leg of this trip. As most of you know, I ran (ran/walked/walked/walked/walked) the Berlin Marathon on September 16th. We’ve been so occupied touring Europe, I haven’t yet had (or taken) the time to post a recap. That will hopefully come some time in the next week. For now, here’s a recap of our trip (including miles covered) thus far for today’s weekly wrap: As I mentioned in

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