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Lightening Strikes Twice

In case you hadn't figured it out, I'm a sucker for punishment. As my last blog post pointed out, I shouldn't have even started the last race I did. Well, surprise surprise, I'm now here writing about yet another race that I potentially should never have started. However, I went in with eyes wide open, knowing it would be a PW (personal worst), and that I would likely need to walk a good chunk of it (or limp, as the case may be). The race in question? The Gatineau Parc Marathon. Why was I insisting on participating? Pride. And a silly award that I had my mind set to pick up this year. I can say one thing for this race. I wasn't forcing myself to run based on sunk costs. The total cost for me to race in this event ? $25. No shirt, no medal, no swag bag, … Continue Reading ››