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Thank You

In my previous post I said my next blog post will be about "Workout Secret Weapons".  We'll I'm working on that but felt the need to post this first with Thanksgiving Day knocking at my door.

Tomorrow I will be starting my day with some breakfast and then a run in the Manchester Road Race with a few of my running partners.  The race is just shy of 5 miles and there's going to be 15,000 other runners there as well.  It's a fun race where people dress in costumes (like turkeys or pilgrims).  The road race is something I've been a spectator of but never participated in.

Often when I run a race I get a surge of emotion that's hard to explain (I call it the runners high).  My hair stands on end with a surge of goosebumps along with a lump in my throat, chills down my spine and a last spurt of energy to the finish line.  I often think of my grandmother and how proud she would be if she saw me and how much I've accomplished on such a personal level.  Sh…