Motivation – Movement Labs

Great Eastern Women’s Run: A Strong, Beautiful Cheer-fest!

So this morning, this happened: I heard from several running friends that the Great Eastern Women’s Run (5K/10K/21K) was one of the best races in Singapore.  This is the only female-only event in Singapore (or perhaps that I’ve seen ANYWHERE) that refuses to play up the “girlie” part of a female-only race*.  The shirts are […]

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“Deeply Rooted”

“You want to be purposefully rooted in the place that you live.” -Scott Austin, Pastor at Artisan Church in Rochester, NY Why yes I do Pastor Scott.  YES I DO. All the way back in 2006, KMN and I were fortunate to stumble upon the young, vibrant Artisan Church community just down the street from […]

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On “bad bloggers” and “not runners”

As I was checking how my Weekly Workout Round-Up for last week post looked on email and on my phone, I was a little surprised to see a phrase that snuck into the post: “…but I’m a bad blogger…”  I caught my breath.  Crap.  How did that get in there?  I often see this phrase in […]

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22 Miler (July 26th): Lessons in Chunking.

For those who may have missed it, my Weekly Workout Round-Up for July 22-29 included a Friday morning 22 mile run. First of all, I must emphasize that a 22 mile run is not necessary for marathon training (Perth Marathon, Aug. 25).  In fact, I wouldn’t even put it on a marathon-training schedule for most of my […]

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Stop The Comparisons, and Start The Celebrations

This morning, I ran 18.2 miles.  If you want to skip the next 3 paragraphs, the summary is: It. Was. TERRIFIC. GCA kept me company for the middle 8.7 miles, and I ran the first 6.5 and last 3 solo.  This is the longest long run that I’ve done in a very, very long time. […]

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