18 months ago I started running. I didn’t have any particular goal. I just ran because it would help me lose weight. Then something happened. I met some amazing people in the local running group that a good friend of mine, Marc Vaillancourt, started. I ran more. In fact, I ran a 5k every week with them. And I lost the weight I wanted to loose. But like anything, I knew the weight would come back. So I set a goal for 2013:
Run one race each month in 2013.
I assumed I would run 5k’s each month. I planned out the year with 12 races. I finished the year with 17 races including my first marathon and an insane October schedule with a 5k, 10k, 10 mile, 1/2 marathon and 50k ultra marathon.
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