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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Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon ~ Here We Go Again!

January 21, 2019 12:00 pm

Disclaimer: I received an entry to the Destination Races Napa to Sonoma Half Marathon 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. On July 21st I will be running the Napa to Sonoma Half Marathon, which is part of the Destination Races Wine Country Half Marathon series. This is one of my absolute favorite races because A) Wine, and B) Wine! But seriously, it is an absolutely beautiful course as well as a very well-organized race. I ran this race for the first time in 2016 (I’m running to the finish in the photo above), and I absolutely loved it ~ so much so, that I’ve made it my goal to run all of the races in the series. So far I have run the Napa to Sonoma race three times

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