I may be one of the last to the finish line but running brings me infinite rewards

December 19th, 2017 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months | No Comments »

Two years ago, Susan took up running. Today, she might be a back-of-the-pack runner but it has helped her make major life shifts


I’ve enlisted a new personal trainer. Guess what she’s teaching me?

November 16th, 2017 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months | No Comments »

Running with a husky puppy, one runner observed what it’s like to truly appreciate your surroundings


How shelter dogs became my trusty personal trainers

November 2nd, 2017 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months | No Comments »

I needed a way to better stick to a training routine. This is what I came up with


A creepy Halloween run through a graveyard

October 31st, 2017 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months | No Comments »

When running through a cemetery sends chills up your spine…


When your home is on the race route

October 13th, 2017 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months, Runs & Races | 2 Comments »

When the race route passes by your house… make a stop for the dog


A runway race with my kids had me wonder about the day when they’ll fly without me

September 20th, 2017 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months | No Comments »

Running with her two kids at a race on an airport runway, one writer wondered about the places her children will go when they’re all grown up


My children are growing up through running. Racing together is our new norm

September 1st, 2017 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months, Blogs | 1 Comment »

My kids never cease to amaze me as they’re growing into strong, capable and fearless young adults right in front of my eyes


My ultimate life goal: Running with shelter dogs

August 22nd, 2017 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months | No Comments »

In brainstorming for a new running goal, one writer came up with a genius idea: train with shelter dogs.


What one heart-warming moment taught me about race etiquette

July 27th, 2017 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months | No Comments »

Race day isn’t just about making it to the finish line or clocking the PB.


When racing with your children becomes an unexpectedly emotional experience

July 12th, 2017 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months | No Comments »

On a recent race, Susan was confronted with emotions reminding her of the preciousness of time.


What am I supposed to do with medals after race day?

July 7th, 2017 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months, Blogs | 1 Comment »

Avoid just stashing them in a drawer and never laying eyes on them again.


Writing about running

July 5th, 2017 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months | No Comments »

A year and a half into her great challenge of writing about her running journey, Susan shares why the running part is the hardest.