Blog Posts

Five things I know about the Boston Marathon and one I don’t

By Kate Blackwood / March 30, 2024

As Patriots’ Day approaches, I’ve been reading up on the history and lore of this storied race.

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Five things I’ve learned this year about writing from running

By Kate Blackwood / December 31, 2023

On facing fears, depending on friends, overcoming inertia, and more.

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Grab the Gu, launch the Cheez-Its, and recover on a playground

By Kate Blackwood / October 27, 2023

Marathon tips you won’t find anywhere else

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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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