Sunday, November 2, 2008

Way To Go, Adam!!

When I think back on my childhood, a lot of my memories involve my cousins, as I am an only child. I grew up on a street full of family. My grandmother and her three sisters (my great-aunts) all lived on my street. I actually lived in my great-grandpa's house. Most of my weekends were spent playing at various aunts' houses, with whichever cousins happened to be visiting their grandmothers that day.

One of these cousins I grew up with was Adam. His grandmother had a pool, and he and his sisters and I spent many afternoons swimming and driving the golf cart all over our grandmothers' properties.

Adam is now married to a sweet girl named Ashley, who also has a blog. I haven't seen them since they got married a few years ago, but now that I know Ashley has a blog, I've at least gotten a small peek into their lives.

Today, Adam ran in the New York City Marathon. Yes, I said "marathon". That is 26.2 miles to be exact. Whew. It makes me tired just to think about it.

Since I am not a runner, I had no idea just how much training is involved in getting ready to run a marathon. I thought I would share some posts that Ashley wrote.
Click here for a post on how she helps Adam train.
Click here to see how much eating is involved in training for a race.
Click here to see what a 20 mile training run looks like.

According to Adam's Facebook page, his finishing time was 4 hours, 24 minutes, and 27 seconds.

Congratulations, Adam!!


Anonymous said...

Thanks for reminiscing (sp?)! It brings back such memories. I can't believe you haven't seen them since the wedding. Maybe over Christmas? Kiss that sweet boy for me!

Ashley Beth said...

Thanks for the shout out and the prayers! We had so much fun. I can't wait to see you at Christmas!

Adam said...
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Adam said...

Thanks for the post Kimberly. Frankly, I'm surprised you lived this long after riding with me in the golf cart. I'm a much better driver today. I think I got all of my craziness out as a kid.