Category Archives: Run Julie Run

Running For A Change – The Million Dollar Marathon

I have been extraordinarily lucky. I live in a place where I had access to great medical care, at a time when there were some exciting new research developments, and was surrounded by friends/family/caring organizations that offered wonderful support. I … Continue reading

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Why? (the big question)

Why?  That’s the biggest question I get in response to my attempt to run a 100-mile race. And that’s the question I’ve been struggling to answer for myself.  In my mind, running ultras is completely wrapped up in cancer. After … Continue reading

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Run, Julie, Run – Wildebeests

The wildebeests of Tanzania and Kenya embark on a yearly trip of around 1800 miles – the great migration. Baby wildebeests are able to stand and run within minutes of birth. Wildebeests are active both day and night. Although they … Continue reading

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Enter Night

Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence…. ~ Helen Keller Success! I ran somewhere around 38 miles, half at night, and I was not eaten by bears, ripped apart by coyotes, kidnapped by drunken teenagers, or killed by an … Continue reading

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Exit Light – Facing Fear

As promised in my last post, pretty much every Daily Tip lately has been about fears and how to face them. Because today is the day. Today I face mine…well some of mine. Today I’m doing a 40+ mile long … Continue reading

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Fear & Posting

I just got this week’s workout schedule from my running coach – he’s got me down for a 40-mile OVERNIGHT run! OK, I think it’s probably time to announce my next little adventure…. In just over a month (oh my, … Continue reading

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Run, Julie, Run – Vermont 50 Race Report

Yay! Yes, I did it. Fifty miles in 11:39. First, I want to thank everyone involved in putting on the Vermont 50 Bike & Ultra Run. It was a great event benefiting Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sport. The race organizers … Continue reading

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Run, Julie, Run – Butterflies

I’m just finishing packing. I’ll leave in a couple hours to drive to Vermont for my next 50-mile race, the Vermont 50. Proceeds from the race help to fund Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sport, a program that helps everyone get … Continue reading

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Run, Julie, Run – Long Run Fail

My last post was about accepting that sometimes good enough is enough. In the comments I wrote that the post was as much a reminder to myself as anyone – that’s often true. No matter what your goal – having … Continue reading

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Run, Julie, Run – The Next Goal

Yesterday, I registered for my next big goal: the Vermont 50. It takes place the end of September, in the mountains of Vermont. It should be gorgeous then – perfect running weather for me, and peak Fall colors. This will … Continue reading

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