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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I am Wonder Woman: Recap of the DC Wonder Woman 10K Virtual Run Experience

September 30, 2020 12:00 pm

Disclaimer: I received an entry to the DC Wonder Woman 10K Virtual Run Presented by Amazon 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. At this point, I think most of us have accepted the fact that if we want to participate in a 2020 race, we will have to do so virtually. Although I have seen a number of in-person races being held in recent months, I personally would not feel comfortable running them with the pandemic still not under control. I originally signed up for this race before it went virtual. I especially loved the empowering theme for women, with its promotional #IAmWonderWoman tag. The original Wonder Woman show starring Lynda Carter aired for three seasons, spanning

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