5K in Every State: Alabama!

Month: October 2015

5K in Every State: Alabama!

After the run through Panola Mountain State Park in Stockbridge, Ga and a beautiful dinner in Atlanta on Saturday, we hit the road Sunday morning in search of breakfast. As noted in “5K in Every State – Georgia!” we found the best little diner ever. We got off track a bit and didn’t leave there until nearly 12:30. Um, that’s a 2.5 hour delay! But, it was the last day of the tri-state tour, and by this point we were pretty chill about the whole thing. Here is what Sunday’s schedule looked like: SUNDAY 10:00 On the road to Birmingham (we

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5K in Every State: Georgia!

The second stop on the great tri-state 5K tour was Georgia. We had lunch in Chattanooga Saturday, and as scheduled, hit the road to Stockbridge, GA (just outside of Atlanta) at 1:30. Hotlanta, ready or not! Saturday’s schedule looked like this: SATURDAY 9:00-1:30 Explore Chattanooga & Lunch 1:30 On the road to Stockbridge, GA 5:00 AWARE Panola Mountain State Park Night Owl 5K 6:15 On the road to Atlanta 7:00 Check in at hotel 8:00 Dinner reservation with a friend in Atlanta We hit traffic again through Atlanta, but got to Panola Mountain State Park in plenty of time for me

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5K in Every State: Tennessee!

I’m on this quest to run a 5K in every state, and I’m not really a runner. For those just tuning in, I was diagnosed with Stage IIB breast cancer, which was a frightening and life-changing event, but I’m now 2 ½ years cancer-free and working on my Life List. Most would call it a bucket list, but that term doesn’t sit right with me, so Life List it is. I needed to inject some exercise into my sedentary life, and I missed traveling something awful, so I decided to throw “5K in every state” on the List. Stay physically fit and see the

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