Proud Mama – Daphne’s first 5K, and first medal!

On Thursday, we all participated in the annual Thanksgiving Day 5K.  Daphne and I ran, David & Sophie walked and Mom & Missy cheered.  The weather was beautiful that morning, and the nearly 1200 runners that showed up were proof!  As one of the faster runners on the field, I started toward the beginning. […]

My First Marathon….

…and perhaps only marathon? For those of you who like to skip to the last chapter to find out how the story ends, I’ll tell you my final time was 4:31:36, an average pace of 10:22, which is MUCH slower than all of my long training runs had been.  I was disappointed and in pain, […]