06/04/12 - 9:01am
Editor's note: The first part of this article appeared on May 6 in the Peninsula Clarion. Always consult with your doctor before starting a new exercise routine.
I am turning 40 in July and as a birthday present decided to run the Mayor's Marathon in Anchorage on June 23. I am not a runner, but thanks to my new bible, "The Non-Runner's Marathon Training Guide," I am acquiring tools to run long distances and still have time and energy for my three preschool-aged children.