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Sponsored: Completing Your Goals

How are your New Year goals going? Mine is to train for a May Marathon, and my training is just getting started. With this being my 5th marathon things are a bit easier, but it wasn’t always that way. When I ran my first marathon 20 or so years ago, it was much more difficult. I had just quit smoking and needed all the help I could get in order to stay away from tobacco. My solution was to get myself in shape by running and I didn’t do it alone.

Chicago Marthon 2009

To reach my goal, I joined a marathon training group, which provided welcome assistance not just in training for my first marathon, but in all sorts of other fitness and social aspects. I got in shape, I made new friends, and I did end up completing the marathon. So I not only met my initial goal to quit smoking, I surpassed it.

Just a few years ago I ran a marathon again, and again I sought assistance from a training program. I’m wearing the light blue hat in the photo, which was taken at mile 26, headed for the finish of the Chicago Marathon. Now I am on my way to my 5th marathon.

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Joining a running group was an affordable way for me to meet my goal, but not all goals are so cheap. Would $100,00 help you reach your goal? H&R Block is holding a $100,000 Refund Giveaway:  Customers who complete their tax returns using H&R Block at Home can instantly win one of hourly drawn cash prizes and be entered to win a $100,000 grand prize refund. To enter, complete a tax return online via computer or tablet device using H&R Block At Home tax preparation. Once entered you can also tell your friends about it on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

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