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 Virtual Across the Bay 12K Race Experience

July 15, 2020 12:00 pm

Disclaimer: I received an entry to the Across the Bay 12K to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out to review, find, and write race reviews. This time last week I was supposed to be on a flight to San Francisco to meet up with a dear friend, and on Sunday we would have run the Across the Bay 12K. San Francisco is one of my favorite cities and I was really looking forward to this race, which would have taken us from Sausalito across the Golden Gate Bridge, and would finish in Aquatic Park. And of course getting to visit my friend would have been icing on the cake. But of course, COVID had other plans. This is now the fourth virtual race I have completed this year, with several more on the horizon. When races go

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