Couch to 5K to Disney Marathon. You. Can. Do. This.

January 9, 2015 9:47 PM

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The best thing about lining up with 15,000-plus strangers to run a race, is that everybody is there running for a different reason, but the same goal -- the finish line. It's a well choreographed symphony of insanity and determination, of demons and angels, of paralyzing fear commingling with forward propelling will.

I am here at Disney World for marathon weekend with those strangers. I am also here with women I have known for over 20 years. We live in different states and cities, but our conversations easily pick up right where they left off in 1993. Marriages, children, careers, triumphs, and tragedies have be...

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