Monthly Archives: July 2013

California, Here We Come!

Tomorrow evening Preston and I will finally be on our way to sunny Southern California!  We haven’t been on vacation since we were at Disney World back in January, which Preston doesn’t truly consider a vacation since that’s when he … Continue reading

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Biggest Loser 10K Race Photos

The race photos from last Sunday’s Biggest Loser 10K were finally posted over the weekend.  Some of the photos of Preston and I truly capture how we felt while running the race – energized, enthusiastic, and above all else, HOT! … Continue reading

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Who Wants to Run on an Airport Runway?

Running on an airport runway sounds like something that you’d have a once in a million lifetime chance to do, and it looks like I’ll be getting that chance in September!  Potomac River Running, the same local running store that … Continue reading

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Biggest Loser 10K Race Recap

My first 10K is done and over with, and I must say that overall my first 10K was a positive experience. Yes, there were some negative aspects to this particular race, and I’m not sure that I’ll ever participate in … Continue reading

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Goal Setting as a Motivator

One of the many reasons I’ve been loving the blogging world now that I’m running is because it has allowed me to connect with other runners of all levels.  Not only is it motivational to follow others’ stories, but its … Continue reading

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My First Long Distance Race

This morning I completed my first long distance race – the Biggest Loser 10K.  There’s much to report from this race.  For those who have been following the posts today on the Biggest Loser RunWalk Race Series Facebook Page, there’s … Continue reading

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Runcation Planning Is Underway

We’re about six months out from arriving at Disney World for Marathon Weekend, and Preston and I have been busy starting to nail down some of our runcation details.  Preston hates this part of our vacations – he hates the … Continue reading

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Race Goals for Sunday’s Biggest Loser 10K

Its hard to believe that I’ll be running my first 10K on Sunday!  Although I had walked a couple of 5Ks prior to starting this running journey, this will be my first time completing a race of any distance more … Continue reading

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100 Miles Logged in Seven Weeks

After I logged my first 100 miles in two months, I made it my goal to complete another 100 miles in only seven weeks.  Today marks the end of that seventh week, and I’m ecstatic to report that I’ve met … Continue reading

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Firecracker 5K Race Recap

Happy Birthday America!  To kickoff our country’s 237th birthday yesterday, Preston and I ran the Firecracker 5K with Team Red White and Blue.  Preston recently joined this organization, which is dedicated to supporting veterans and establishing communities for veterans, their … Continue reading

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