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My Most Important Mile: Danielle Perfetti

My Most Important Mile: Danielle Perfetti

This Thanksgiving week, we are going to run a series of Most Important Miles to celebrate the fact that we are so grateful for your stories, our collective miles that send strength and love into the world, the community that brings us together, and the simple ability to run. Thank you, thank you.

When I ran the 2010 Pittsburgh Marathon, it changed my life. Up until that point, I couldn’t imagine that running could ever give me any more.  But finishing 26.2 miles in my hometown was the ultimate experience. I walked—okay, hobbled—away that day with a belief in myself that I had never experienced…

 
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My Most Important Mile: Lisa Anderson

My Most Important Mile: Lisa Anderson

This Thanksgiving week, we are going to run a series of Most Important Miles to celebrate the fact that we are so grateful for your stories, our collective miles that send strength and love into the world, the community that brings us together, and the simple ability to run. Thank you, thank you.

Over the course of the summer, my five-year-old son, Caden, had run 12 miles—mostly with his dad. I had been off running for 6 months (ahh!!) following hip surgery earlier this year. Not all of those miles were fun and games for him, but he stuck with it, and I reminded him it would pay off in the end…

 
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Shift gears...like a car...get it?

#137: Now What: How to Shift Gears Post-Race

You’ve crossed that finish line you’ve been dreaming about—and training for–for months. Now what? Sarah and Dimity answer this question with the help of Larissa Rivers, a mother runner and marketing manage of running at Strava, our fave GPS/social media app. Larissa tells about the clever social media campaign Strava has launched to encourage folks to continue setting fitness goals for the waning weeks of 2014. After Larissa, the ladies answer (recorded) call-in questions from AMR tribemates, including how to deal with the inevitable post-race funk. They endorse Phoebe’s suggestion to focus on a different hobby, yet they are slightly divided on maintenance miles…

 
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#62: You Might Be A Mother Runner If…

#62: You Might Be A Mother Runner If…

Do you coordinate your KT Tape with your outfit? Then you’ll probably identify with these You Might Be A Mother Runner… as well.

 
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Watch Out Boston: Here Comes Bethany!

Watch Out Boston: Here Comes Bethany!

Big day around AMR, as we’ve got a new columnist to announce. Ms. Bethany Meyer, a talented writer and runner who introduces herself much better below than I ever could. We are working with Stonyfield Organic Yogurt, and they generously offered us a number for a mother runner in the Boston Marathon. Having run with Bethany at Ragnar and having worked with her on essay in Tales From Another Mother Runner, we knew she was a perfect fit—especially because she and I—Dimity—share the exactly same birthday. (Yeah, Taurus mother runners!) We know you’ll agree. Bethany will write one more post in December, and once her training ramps up in January, she’ll grace the pages of AMR twice a month…

 
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