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2018 Indy Mini 5K Race Recap

A few weeks ago when I was planning my blog schedule, I thought it would be fun to write a recap of my first time running the 2018 Indy Mini 5K instead of the half marathon.  

2018 Indy Mini 5K race recap

I’ve written a few race recaps since I started blogging back in 2015.  

It was in 2016 when I started having knee problems.  What I thought might have been a torn meniscus (although probably was at one time) ended up being worse than that…..arthritis.  And not just any arthritis but pretty bad, no cartilage left in the knees and little bone spurs, etc, etc. All for the doctor to say that I have bad knees and I just need to learn to manage them (whatever that really means!).

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Indianapolis Monumental Marathon 5K Race Recap 2017

My Indianapolis Monumental Marathon 5K Race Recap for 2017

Monumental 5K 2017 race recap

 

You might remember that last year when I ran the Monumental Marathon 5K in Indy, it was because I had to forego the half marathon I had signed up for due to knee problems.  

This year, before I headed out to Indianapolis (only about a 40 minute drive from my house), I told my husband how great it was not to be worrying about all the things I normally would if I were heading out to run a half marathon.

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There’s An Athlete in All of Us…And That Includes You!

When you hear or see the word athlete, what comes to mind?  Do you think of the pros?  Do you think of high school and college kids?  

Simply put, an athlete is a participant in a sport, exercise, or game requiring physical skill.   

There's an athlete in you

If you would’ve known me growing up, athlete would not have been a word you used to describe me.  In fact, my high school yearbook would not have said anything like “mostly likely to become an athlete”.  

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