Monthly Archives: September 2013

Race Goals for Sunday’s Perfect 10 10K

On Sunday, I will be running my second 10K – the Perfect 10 10K in Reston, VA. Because my first 10K experience, the Biggest Loser 10K back in July, was a bit disappointing, I have very high expectations for this … Continue reading

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Dulles Day 5K on the Runway Race Recap

The Dulles Day 5K was by far the most rewarding running experience I’ve had since I started running back in March.  Not only was the weather perfect for running (it was a cool 53 degrees when Preston and I left … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Half Marathon Training Log – Week 3

Week 3 of training tested both my mental and physical strength. Although it wasn’t planned, I completed my first back to back days of running. Preston runs every Wednesday evening with Team Red, White and Blue and has been trying … Continue reading

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Shine On Award

A couple of weeks ago Paul over at I Run Distance nominated me for the Shine On Award.  This award, which over the past weeks and months has been circulating the blogging community, is meant to provide shout outs to … Continue reading

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9/11 Memorial 5K Race Recap

The morning of the 9/11 Memorial 5K, Preston and I had the privilege to greet arriving World War II veterans coming in on honor flights from Florida and Indiana.  To then end the day with a race in honor of … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Half Marathon Training Log – Week 2 Recap

Week 2 of my half marathon training was much the same as week 1 in the sense of how busy I was. Because of Back to School Night on Wednesday, I was at work from 6:45am-9:00pm. Although this was a … Continue reading

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Electric Run DC Race Recap

Last Friday evening, Preston and I had the privilege to participate in the Electric Run DC. For those who haven’t heard about the Electric Run series, its an untimed running event where you run while glowing in the dark.  Its … Continue reading

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Race Goals for Tomorrow’s Dulles Day 5K on the Runway

When the announcement for the brand new Dulles Day 5K on the Runway was made back in July, I immediately got excited about the opportunity to run on an airport runway. Not only will this be a unique experience because … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Half Marathon Training Log – Week 1 Recap

Last week was quite eventful. Not only was it the first week of school with my new students, but it was also the first official week of my Walt Disney World Half Marathon Training. To top it all off, Preston … Continue reading

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