Closing the Gap

As many of you know, I have been training for my first full Columbus Marathon in October. The race will be a special one, not only because it’s my first 26.2 but because I’m doing it to help raise money and awareness for my good friend, Lindsay Giannobile. [To see her full story, visit] Running was never my thing growing up.  I played volleyball in high school, a sport comprised mostly of compact, precise, explosive movements with periods of rest in between. Eventually running a marathon was an item on my long-term bucket list, but it always seemed fairly unattainable – not because it had never been attempted before, but because my idea of a “long run” was anything over two miles. Put another way: the gap that stood between me and reaching a life goal was too large. I didn’t want to train. I just wanted to wake ...(Read More)