This year, I turn 40, and my Mom would have been 70.

 

Brutally murdered more than 13 years ago, I am reaching this milestone alone - without my best friend, and biggest supporter. In her honor, I ran the DC Rock N Roll Marathon on her 70th birthday, one mile for every year we had together. With the help of more than 300 donors, I raised almost $29,000 for gun control advocacy

Along the way, I found my voice, sharing my reflections and experiences with a growing community. Connecting with you all has been restorative, energizing and really fun - just like I am still running, I will keep writing, too.

 
 

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Who is Lizzie? Why does she run? And who was her wonderful Mom?

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LATEST LONG RUN REFLECTION: RUNNer's World!  Seeing my own story in my own words = beside myself with excitement!

LATEST LONG RUN REFLECTION: RUNNer's World! 

Seeing my own story in my own words = beside myself with excitement!

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