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A race bib bearing the number 1000 near a unicorn sticker

Lucky number 1000

By Kate Blackwood / June 25, 2023

“Great number!” one voice called to me as I tried to find my way into the start corral, a quarter mile long and crammed with runners.

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Many people run under a green banner at the start of a race

Sweet Child of Mine: One story of One Marathon

By Kate Blackwood / November 5, 2022

There is more to a marathon than the start and the finish. Something happens along the way. The shape of that happening is up to the runner.

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A small computer with running shoes nearby

How running a marathon is going to help me publish a novel

By Kate Blackwood / October 9, 2022

What can I learn from this specific, athletic, amateur activity and apply it to the messy, years-long process of crafting a piece of literature?

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Running with, not against

By Kate Blackwood / June 20, 2022

One word makes a big difference.

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