I have to update my bio because I originally said I hated running. However, these past couple of weeks I've come to realize I don't hate running after all. What sparked this strange behavior? Running in the dark and in the rain! I'm still not good at running by any stretch of the imagination and will never be fast, but I no longer care. I have a newly-found sense of accomplishment and I just want to get out there. I was a sprinter in school and no good whatsoever at distance running, so now I'm approaching 'Over The Hill' status, I have made it my mission to prove that I can run far. To date I have run several 5ks, one 8k and two half marathons and have just embarked on training for a full marathon. It's OK, you can call me crazy.
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I'm on my second pair of Distance. The first pair really rubbed my little toes during a half marathon, so I recently bought a half-size up. They rub a bit, too, unfortunately, so I used pair #1 as my guineapigs and...
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Francesca E Thanks for the follow! It's great that you love running so much. I keep trying to - I have my good days and my bad, but something drives me to never give up ;0)
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Francesca E Wow, impressive running resume, Tatiana! Good luck with all your challenges this year. And thanks for the follow.
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Anne Margaret S Francesca, I'm still not good at running either, bc I go really slow 11min/mile pace - but I love the freedom of it in nature. And I love running in the rain - I've always loved it and at nighttime bc it's so quiet and so peaceful :)