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About lifesworthrunning

A 30-something year old Oiselle Volee runner living on Cape Cod. Running the Chicago Marathon October 9, 2016, as part of the American Cancer Society team. A die hard Boston Bruins fan, avid reader, TV junkie and trying to enjoy all life has to offer. Donate here: http://main.acsevents.org/goto/ChristineHornby

Chicago Marathon

This past year has been a difficult and challenging year.    These challenges have allowed me to take a look at myself and see if there were any changes I could make, to make 2016 better than 2015.  I started … Continue reading

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It’s been a while…I hate injuries!

I started this blog just over a year ago to help with my fundraising efforts for the 2014 Boston Marathon.  My thought was to continue to use the blog for the up coming training season for the 2015 Boston Marathon … Continue reading

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The Big Day!!!

I’ve had a hard time trying to put words together about the big day.  I think it’s because I was disappointed at first.  I felt that my time was not good enough and the run wasn’t as smooth as I … Continue reading

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Life after the marathon

It’s still hard to comprehend some days that it’s over. I truly enjoyed training for Boston for so many reasons. First I had an amazing group of experienced runners from the Cape Cod Athletic Club who kept me focused and … Continue reading

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T’was the night before…

I lie awake overwhelmed with emotions about this journey I embarked on six months ago but it truly began in 2007. I look back at where it all started and who I was then. In 2007 two very special people … Continue reading

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The mental game

The mental game, most days this is the most challenging part of running for me.  It’s crazy how much of an impact the thoughts in my head have on how well my run goes.  Three weeks ago I ran from … Continue reading

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Fundraising Update

Lots to update on the fundraising front.  First I am having my fundraiser event(party) at Chapin’s Restaurant, Dennis, on Sunday April 6, 2014 from 12-4 pm.  $20 donation at the door includes food from Chapin’s and the desserts from the … Continue reading

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20 miler

So I have fallen behind on the blog thanks to my laptop crashing.  I learned a valuable lesson, back up your stuff!!  Luckily, iCape Solutions, was able to recover everything on my hard drive after two weeks. Saturday March 8 … Continue reading

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Hyannis Half Marathon

What a great weekend! After this long, cold, snowy winter of running, we finally had a few nice days.  This weather has really been trying and tough to stick my training schedule.  I keep having to swap my running days … Continue reading

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A few of my favorite things

I have talked a lot about my training, running, and fundraising, so I figured I’d fill you in on a little  more about me.  I tried to rank my favorite things but could not rank them in order of importance, … Continue reading

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