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Never Thought I’d Become a Marathoner, But Here I Am

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Hey all! First of all, thank you for taking the time to give me a few minutes of your time to discuss my marathon training and my Community Partner, Tara Notrica. My name is Kaitlin Bartlett, I’m 29 years old

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Nerves

This is not about running. I don’t know how many times we’ve said that, and I feel like I am a prime example, because there’s no way I would do this if it was about running. I do it because

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Overcoming the February Funk

I feel like a broken record complaining about the snow. But for the past 6 weeks, it’s all anyone in Boston has talked about. And as ridiculous as it might sound to complain about something as basic as the weather,

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The Most Selfish Thing I’ve Ever Done

This is a letter I wrote to my family and friends (obviously) and decided to share on my personal blog as well as here because I think many others are feeling similar to me – anxious, excited, terrified – at

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Wanted: Passionate Patient Partners

All of us on the Running for Rare Diseases Marathon Team Board are getting really excited about the new season. For weeks now we have been pouring over the applications of all the runners who want to join us for

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This is What it’s All About

The majority of our 2014 Running for Rare Diseases Boston Marathon Team ran from the Boston Marathon starting line in Hopkinton through mile 21 near Boston College on Saturday. It was the last long training run of the season –

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Running Tales by Emma

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This April, I will be running in the Boston Marathon raising awareness for Rare Diseases, a cause that I am very passionate about. In a previous blog post, my patient partner Emma and I shared our story of how we

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I am running the 2014 Boston Marathon.

That sentence still doesn’t seem real to me. I’m not sure when exactly it will sink in – maybe at the starting line? Running a marathon is something I never in a million years thought I’d be able to do

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