Kate Gosselin Ready To Rock Vegas

  • By Duncan Larkin
  • Published Nov. 29, 2011
  • Updated Nov. 29, 2011 at 11:20 AM UTC
Kate Gosselin has been Tweeting about her marathon preparation. Photo: The Morning Call

She’s nervous and excited about her marathon debut.

Kate Gosselin has been Tweeting about her marathon preparation. Photo: The Morning Call

The star of  ”Jon and Kate Plus 8″, Kate Gosselin, has faced many challenges and obstacles in her life–most of which include caring for eight children. However, this weekend, the 36-year-old ueber mom is facing a different obstacle: the marathon.

Gosselin, who lives outside Philadelphia, will be taking on the 26.2-mile race at this weekend’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon.

However, it remains to be seen how she will do on Sunday. Earlier this month, she Tweeted her doubts and fear about the race to Runner’s World.

“I’m running the las Vegas rock n roll marathon on Dec 4!Omg!I can’t believe I’m doing it! Scared2death!0 prof training!EEK!” she wrote. In the same message, Gosselin shared a quote. “You must risk to achieve.So,I risk.I choose not to sit on the sideline.’ -Dr. Lisa Kelly 9/8/11.”

After going through a divorce with husband Jon, Gosselin starred in her own show “Kate Plus 8″, which was recently cancelled. She has now started working for the Web site Coupon Cabin.

It appears that Gosselin has been getting in her long runs. “Holy cow! I just ran 18 miles! I’m amazed… And very hungry and extremely tired! :) but very happy! :),” she wrote.

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Duncan Larkin

Duncan Larkin

Duncan Larkin is the news editor at and a freelance journalist who’s been covering the sport of running for over five years. He’s run 2:32 in the marathon and won the Himalayan 100-Mile Stage Race in 2007. His first running book, RUN SIMPLE, was released last July.

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