Tag Archive: Boston Marathon

Apr 20

My Boston Marathon

The Boston Marathon is my favorite marathon. To qualify for Boston is a badge of honor. It is the “Grand Daddy” of them all. When you say you have run the Boston Marathon you can feel the deserved respect. It isn’t an easy marathon to train for, even though the marathon distance is still just …

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Mar 29

A Crazy Survivor – Giving Back – Sharing HOPE


  It will be 2 years in July that I was in the doctor’s office and I heard those words “You have cancer”. It has been a little more than a year that my chemo treatments ended, they thought they found more cancer in my spleen and removed it.  It could be that I continue …

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Feb 06

What Is Failure?

[NOTE: This post originally appeared on my blog, TurtlesAgainstCancer.com, on April 15, 2011, as I planned for the 2011 Boston Marathon. With another racing season nearing, I thought now a good time to resurrect this post for everyone who’s having some doubts.]    “What is failure?” That’s the question my coach posed recently during a Skype call …

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Nov 07

Marathons DNation Style! (Part One)

DNation Friends in Fast Places!  :)

As I get ready to write my race report from the ing New York City Marathon (#ingNYCM) — I reflect on a great weekend and great experience through DetermiNation — I thought it would be a great opportunity to share the experiences that I have had with DetermiNation in the various events on the “Right” …

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Oct 06

DetermiNation Rock Stars! Featured Athlete – Jill Hinrichs Clark

The DNation Boston Dream Team 2011

  This is the beginning of a series of blogposts to highlight some top fundraisers in the DetemiNation program nationwide.  The amazing work of volunteers across the country through the American Cancer Society DetermiNation program is evident this past year as this program grows in number of participants as well as the funds raised for …

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