On Saturday I saw several women participate in the Mother’s Day Run, running 2 miles and even the 10K with noticeable baby bumps.
Mind Over Miles
(As of early 2013,) Farin Montanez is a 25-year-old mom of two who started running — after a decade-long hiatus — in November. “Mind over miles” chronicles her training for the Santa Rosa Marathon. She can be reached at farin at maderatribune.net. Follow her on Instagram at mind_over_miles.
About a month ago, I told San Joaquin Running race director Nate Moore that I was nervous about the upcoming Miwok 100K trail race. He told me, “That’s the joy of longer races.
Running can be a very independent and individual activity. No two people run exactly the same way. But generally, it is important to observe and mimic people who are good at something to get better at it.
We are taught that, if you don’t have anything nice to say, you shouldn’t say it at all. On that same token, if you have something good to say, always say it.
I started writing Mind Over Miles about two years ago, just after the Boston Marathon bombing of 2013.
Should youths run marathons? Should 7-year-olds run ultramarathons?
About 50 children 2 to 10 years old sprinted, jogged and walked around the LoanMart Madera Speedway on Saturday for the Kids Mini Sprint hosted by the Second Wind 5K.