Category: Marathon Training

  • Why I’m Going To Enjoy Running a Marathon

    Last Saturday I ran with a friend who recently completed the New York City Marathon (and instantly became my hero). As you can imagine we spent a lot of time talking about her experience, and one thing she said stuck in my mind. According to her the first eighteen miles “just flew by” Just so…

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  • Why I Put The Donut Down…Again

    This week I made a drastic change that will not only affect my ministry, put personal life, and help the return to Australia. It’s something that’s needed to be done for a long time but I kept putting it off.  This week that finally came to a stop. What is this huge decision? No more buying…

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  • Why You Should Never Run Alone

    Why You Should Never Run Alone

    In late July I began a Marathon training program with serious concerns about wehther or not I could run ten-miles. In October I ended up running 149 miles total. What made the difference? A training plan that gradually worked it’s way up to longer runs Proper nutrition Self-confidence that grew as I acheived goals But more…

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  • Why I Run (And You Should Too)

    It doesn’t take long for people to figure out running is a big part of my life. The question they usually have after learning I’m a runner is “why do you run?” My answer to this is different from the normal reasons for running or exercise. Like staying in shape (losing weight) Stress relief to…

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