Warrior Nation

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So I did it. My wife went to the airport and picked up my mother. Her trip went well. She didn’t get lost or make any wrong turns. She wasn’t happy but she did it and I am incredibly thankful. I was able to do the Warrior Dash. I was afraid I wasn’t going to have as much fun as I did last year because I didn’t stick around afterward to drink and party but I have to say I still really enjoyed it. This year it was at a new place so it was much more difficult. They had a hill that was so punishing. Everyone was complaining afterward. I loved it. While last year I thought the party was the highlight this year the course was actually challenging and even included a nice portion that ran through the woods. One of our teammates lost her shoe and had to complete the race with one we found. There were laughs and like last year a couple in our team completed the course...

Unseen Ranting

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So one of the great things about having a blog that no one knows about or sees is the fact that I can say just about anything I want. Nobody cares and I end up feeling at least a little bit better at the end of the day.So I love to run and while I currently find it easy to keep myself motivated, I still want to challenge myself. I downloaded the Nike+ app for my phone and I track everything. While that offers its own rewards I would like to occasionally do some sanctioned events. One event I did this year was the Iola Trail run. I tried it for the first time last year and found it to be really challenging and it was a great experience. I ran it with my brother-in-law and we both had a great time. I had just started running at the time so I had no expectations and was happy with my performance.I ran it again this year and that was soul crushing. The run is in early spring and in some...