Category Archives: Running

Huge announcement!

Huge Announcement! There are a lot of things in the works that will increase the level of Alzheimer’s awareness here at The Wannabe Runner.  I have a meeting with the Eastern North Carolina Chapter of Alzheimer’s Association next Wednesday.  I’ll be talking … Continue reading

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Saturday’s forecast

I’m pretty sure I’ll be running my third 5K of #13N2013 in the rain. I’ve never ran in the rain before. Maybe a little sprinkle toward the last mile or so, but never a whole run. Christine Luff writes a great article about running … Continue reading

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Confession time

I have to apologize. I was away on business in Atlanta all last week and had grand intentions in writing a post, but time flew. I also had grand intentions of running every day, but time flew. My excuse reason … Continue reading

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Sore Shins

This last week has been hard.  I got done running Wednesday and my shins were on fire. “Oh great now I have shin splints. “- were my thoughts.  How am I going run 13 5Ks with shin splints. That would … Continue reading

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Virtual Races

I had never heard of this before. Run a race anywhere at anytime. I quite like the fact that I can run on a particular date by myself or with a group and get credit for the run. Of course … Continue reading

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Calf cramps

I thought I followed all the running rules  yesterday: hydrate, hydrate, hydrate, and then stretch and then hydrate some more. I felt great. My run was great, my afternoon was great, my evening was great until… 2am. I awoke with … Continue reading

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Change of Plans

I was talking it over with my wife this weekend and decided that Feb 23rd is a long way off for my first race and I need to run something before then. So I got out my tentative calendar and … Continue reading

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I ran once

My first ever 5k in 2009,then a three year hiatus.

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#13N2013

Well, here I am. Blogging?!? I’m gonna try to keep a diary of my journey of running for Alzheimer’s.  “Try” is a very strong word. I never got into journaling or writing down my thoughts. I tried to journal the … Continue reading

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