Forty Half Marathons in 2014


Forty Half Marathons in 2014

Forty Half Marathons in 2014

Forty Half Marathons in 2014

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Mom Runs Forty Half Marathons in 2014

Follow my journey as I run 40 Half Marathons in 2014 for my 40th Birthday year celebration!

 

Mom Runs Forty Half Marathons in 2014 Completed Races

1.  1/11/2014 MS Blues, Jackson, MS

2. 1/12/2014 First Light, Mobile AL

3. 1/18/2014 The Duel Marathon, Wichita Falls, TX

4.  1/25/2014 Lake Benbrook, Fort Worth, TX

5.  2/2/2014 Rock ‘n’ Roll, New Orleans, LA

6.  2/8/2014  Rhythm & Blues, Houston, TX

7.  2/15/2014 Stonebridge Ranch, McKinney, TX

8. 2/23/2014 Cowtown, Fort Worth, TX

9. 3/8/2014 Gusher  Marathon, Beaumont, TX 

10. 3/22/2014 Bearathon Baylor University, Waco, TX

11. 3/23/2014 Rock’n’Roll Dallas, TX

12. 3/29/2014 Women Rock, Grand Prairie, TX

13. 3/30/2014 Texas Wine Series Bryan, TX

14.  4/6/2014 Big D Dallas, TX 

15. 4/13/2014 Diva Dash Galveston, TX

16. 4/26/2014 Rock’n’Roll Nashville, TN

17. 5/11/14 Cox Racing Systems Mother’s Day Half Marathon Fort Worth, TX

18. 5/26/2014 Patriot Half Marathon Rockwall, TX

19. 6/8/2014 Wounded Warrior Irving, TX

20. 6/20/2014 Summer Solstice Abilene, TX

21. 7/13/2014 El Scorcho Fort Worth, TX

21. 7/19/2014 Orange Leaf Half Marathon, New Braunfels, TX 

21. Wildfire Half Marathon, Denton, TX (Three attempts at half marathon #21)

22. 8/23/2014 The Great Event, Denton, TX

23.  9/7/2014 Double Half, San Antonio, TX

24.  9/7/2014 Double Half, San Antonio, TX

25. 9/17/2014 Center of the Nation Series, Baker, MT

26. 9/18/2014 Center of the Nation Series, Bowman, ND

27. 9/19/2014 Center of the Nation Series, Belle Fourche, SD

28. 9/20/2014 Center of the Nation Series, Sundance, WY

29. 9/21/2014 Center of the Nation Series, Chadron, NE

30. 10/4/2014 Anna Banana Aubrey, TX

31.  10/18/2014 The Colony Half, The Colony, TX

32. 10/19/2014 That Dam Half, Lewisville, TX

33. 10/25/2014 Monster Dash, Fort Worth, TX

34. 11/09/2014 Fort Worth Marathon, Fort Worth, TX

35. 11/15/2014 Azle Half Marathon, Azle, TX

36. 11/24/2014 Fit for Life Race Series Denton, TX

37. 11/27/2014 Cox Racing Systems Thanksgiving Race Fort Worth, TX

38.  Fit for Life Race Series Denton, TX

39.  Fit for Life Race Series Denton, TX

40. 12/14/2014 Dallas Metro PCS Dallas, TX
Updated 6/16/15

Mom runs Forty Half Marathons in 2014! I am a  mother of two boys ages fifteen and seventeen. Throughout the years I have learned the right way to discipline, budget, and manage a household while raising respectful, independent, young men. I refuse to be a statistic and I keep high standards for my boys.  I try my hardest to teach them that the price they pay now for their mistakes is much less than what they will pay in our modern-day society as adults. I strive to set a proper example for them in a simultaneous system of stern and loving instruction while reminding them daily that they are champions.

Running has been a part of my life off and on since I ran cross-country in high school.  I wish everyone would challenge themselves and enter the procedure of training and completing a marathon. The person you become in the process is astounding.

I can proudly say that I have completed one full marathon, forty-seven half marathons, several 5Ks, 10Ks, and 15Ks.  I ran three half marathons in eight days in three states which qualifies me as a Half Fanatic and ran five half marathons in five days in five states in September 2015 which improved my status. Out of this myriad of races, my favorite would have to be the San Francisco half marathon over the Golden Gate Bridge with dear friends.

Training and completing my first full marathon changed my life. I have an entirely new understanding of the concept of perseverance, determination, and commitment. I understand running is not for everyone, however, it happens to be my therapy and it has improved my physical, mental, and emotional being. I cherish the friendships I have established through running. I have met so many wonderful and influential people who have offered me so much support along the way.

My blog will share with you the struggles and the victories of being a single mom. You’ll come across many entries including recipes, training plans, motivation, prayers, affirmations, dating stories, and most of all love.  I am excited to express my vulnerability by sharing my trials and tribulations through this journey of life. Most of all, I want you to know my heart.