Bastogne Half Marathon

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It wasn’t an organized event, just my own way of paying respects to the soldiers who died defending Bastogne. In traveling to France and Belgium, my husband and I made a special trip to the Ardennes region, seeing Bellau Wood on the way. My husband is a prior USMC Captain, I being former USN LCDR medical corps, we have learned about the history of these battles through our military career but also books, Netflix, and the HBO show “Band of Brothers.” I had no real planned route, I just knew where I wanted to start, where I needed to end up, and freely ran where my feet decided to go.

So on the morning of 02 June 2019 I set my alarm for 5:00 am and drove from our Air BnB, leaving behind my husband to care for our two kids age 2 and 4. The summer morning fog rolled…

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  2 comments for “Bastogne Half Marathon

  1. reddogdem
    27 Feb 2020 at 2:17 pm

    Wonderful tale – loved it. Thank you for the post.
    Jo Ann Canal-Wheatley

  2. leslie
    27 Feb 2020 at 6:31 pm

    Thank you for the reblog! This run and blog post meant a lot to me.

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