Monthly Archives: August 2013

Race Goals for Sunday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Mini Marathon

At this time tomorrow, Preston and I will be in Virginia Beach. Not only will we be celebrating the end of summer with a long weekend at the beach, but we’ll both be running in Sunday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia … Continue reading

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Running for Tammy

Next weekend, Preston and I will be in Virginia Beach for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half and Mini Marathons.  Preston will be running the half marathon, and I’ll be running the mini marathon (aka 5K).  Not only am … Continue reading

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The Road to 13.1 – My Half Marathon Training Plan

On Saturday morning, Preston and I sat down and plotted out our training plans for January’s Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend.  We spent 90 minutes mapping out our training plan, using Jeff Galloway’s runDisney training plans as a guide for … Continue reading

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100 Miles Completed for Charity Miles

Back in April, I happened across Charity Miles and made the decision to train not only for the benefit of my own training progression, but also as a way to assist those in need.  Because Charity Miles is GPS activated, only … Continue reading

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Five Months and Counting

Today marks five months since I installed RunKeeper on my phone and completed my first run.  Six months ago running wasn’t a part of my life; I was simply a running spectator.  Runners have always been a part of my … Continue reading

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No Pain No Gain

Going back to the gym this week after two weeks of vacationing in California has been trying on my body.  Yes, Preston and I ran twice and walked a lot while away, but we weren’t in a regular routine, especially … Continue reading

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First Attempt at Hot Yoga

Last Sunday while in San Diego, Preston and I had the opportunity to try out hot yoga for the first time.  One of our friends that we were visiting goes to yoga regularly, and brought us along as guests for … Continue reading

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Training During Our Two Weeks in California

In the weeks leading up to our California trip, I knew that my training would take a decline while we were on vacation.  Because we had planned to fit so much into our 13 day trip, I was realistic in … Continue reading

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Balboa Park Three Miler Race Recap

While in San Diego, Preston and I ran the Balboa Park Three Miler.  The main reason we signed up for this race was to force ourselves to run at least once while we were in San Diego.  About a month … Continue reading

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There’s No Place Like Home

We’re safely home from California!  Our 13 days in Southern California were absolutely wonderful, and I’m amazed by everything we were able to see and do during our time there.  We spent three full days at Disneyland (my first time … Continue reading

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