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Why Your Miles Matter To Us

The goal: Run (and walk) to Mars by December 31, 2015 How many miles to go?  30,174,157 How many miles per day?  284,661 How many days to reach our goal? 106 Can we do it?  YES!!! Many of you have probably never heard of Moon Joggers before. That’s okay. We are a small group of […]

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I Will Be THAT Girl

I Will Be THAT Girl By Linda Hodges    I know I’m late writing my article but I’ll explain why in a bit. First let me apologize in advance for misspelled words, very poor grammar and well my horrific writing skills (I was that C-D grammar student). Now with that said here we go. I’m […]

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Every Mile Matters

Every Mile Matters By Laura Lok Hi my name is Laura Lok from Spokane, Washington.   I started my adventure with running like many do late in life and for a reason.  Mine was for a friend that wanted to join Team In Training to raise money in support of her sister in law that was […]

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Every Mile Matters

Every Mile Matters By Lisa Ledman I ran for healing. In 2010, my world, as I knew it, seemed to be falling apart all around me. Five people in my family were fighting Cancer, I lost the job I loved, and my overall health was at an all-time low. Loss was all around me and […]

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Every Mile Matters

Every Mile Matters by V. Kowalewski I was a competitive 3-sport jock in high school, but I hated running. HATED. IT. Many years and several pounds later I decided I’d take up running as a way to get in shape and lose some weight. My first run was to a small bridge over a creek ½ […]

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Every Mile Matters – Know Why It Matters to YOU

Every Mile Matters – Know Why It Matters to YOU By Melissa Oltman I didn’t start running until I was 53 years old – in fact, I made it a point to tell people that I didn’t run, and I had no interest in running. Ever. The truth was, I had been interested a few […]

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Every Mile Matters

Every Mile Matters By Elaine Knipe As a middle school kid, I got the opportunity to run track. As I ran three years of track, what I enjoyed the most was being competitive and running fast. I must admit I hated any track event with any long distance and why well because I wanted the […]

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Log Your Running, Walking, Biking, Hiking and Swimming Miles Now!

Let’s make this short and sweet! Moon Joggers set a goal this year of logging enough miles to get to Mars (33 million miles) by December 31, 2015.  So far we’ve reached about 3.5 million miles and we want your help! The journey has been incredible and our runners span all ages and all fitness […]

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Training is Hard, But Oh So Rewarding

Training is hard, but oh so rewarding. By Sheila Dawe Isn’t it funny how when one first gets a new training program there is a wistful dream like quality to imagining conquering all those distances? Yet when the actual training days come there is the cold truth of fear and dread of facing the distance. […]

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A Month Ago I Became A Marathoner…2 Years Later

A Month Ago I Became A Marathon…2 Years Later By Tara Chavanne “But guess what….a month ago I became a marathoner (a Big Sur Marathoner)….and I am planning on going back in 2015 to kick Big Sur’s butt!!  I got this.”   Those were the last words I wrote about the Big Sur Marathon 2013.  […]

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