The Soulful and Connected Marathon Runner


I feel a kinship or connection with endurance runners.  Granted, some – many, are faster than me but we all have the same thing in common…we run long distances.  Usually distances further than what most runners strive for. Only 1% of the population are training for a half or full marathon.

I love connecting with long distance runners.

Please like this post if you are training for a full or half marathon.  I want to know who you are and where you plan to run.  How many miles.

I’m training for the St. Louis Rock and Roll Marathon – October 21, 2012.

Blessings to all of you striving for more.


12 responses

  1. There are a group of ladies running the Nashville Women’s Half this Saturday. We have been training together and are very excited about seeing God work through 13.1. I am also running Boston in April with Team Hoyt. Exciting training is about to begin. Good luck with your training and your full. Enjoy!

    • Trish – Wow! Wish I was able to run with you all in Nashville! Also, really cool being on Team Hoyt in Boston. Stay in touch and tell me about both runs afterwards. Good luck to you! Exciting!

  2. I agree…I’ve found such a connection with endurance runners from across the country, and I’ve decided that runners are some of the most supportive people out there!

    I’m running the Chicago Marathon in a couple of weeks. Good luck with your last few weeks of training!

  3. Hey there Anne, I am training for my first marathon (1st attempt 8 years ago) at age 35. I live in Salem, Oregon and I am signed up for the Seattle Marathon on Thanksgiving weekend. 26.2 is the plan!

  4. Good luck on the 21st, can’t wait to hear about your experience in St. Louis!

    I am tapering my way into the Twin Cities (Minneapolis/St. Paul) marathon on October 7th! Glad to see I am not the only one inflicted with the “crazy” long running fascination.

  5. Hey Anne! Thanks for reading and liking my blog! I just started it yesterday and with any luck I will continue posting to it. My second half marathon is tomorrow. I feel pretty confident and secure that I will finish and easily finish under 2 hours. More and more I feel like I’m becoming a runner. Not a long distance runner or short distance runner, but simply a runner. I see the value and challenge in the short races as well as the long ones. Each one is a special test to be met and conquered.

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