Monthly Archives: February 2014

Friday Five – February 28th – 5 Random Facts About Me

Happy last day of February!  Today marks my fourth week of participating in the DC Trifecta Bloggers’ Friday Five, as well as one full month of becoming a five day a week blogger.  Its been much easier than I thought … Continue reading

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Its The Little Things

When life gets busy and stressful, its sometimes the little things that can make a huge difference, bring a smile to your face, and a temporary sense of relief. Its been an extremely stressful several days.  Between work and other … Continue reading

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runDisney’s Newest Addition: The Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon Weekend

After much speculation over the past weeks and months, the much anticipated runDisney announcement about its newest race was made yesterday morning. This coming November, runDisney will host a third race weekend at Disneyland, the Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon … Continue reading

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Why runDisney Does It Right

Now that I’ve followed along virtually with those who ran during Princess Half Marathon Weekend, my feelings about runDisney have only been further confirmed.  Although I virtually followed runners at other races this past weekend, there’s something truly magical about … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Half Marathon Training Log – Week 5

I’m happy to report that last week’s slump was only temporary and by the middle of this past week I was feeling much more more motivated to run and train. Although I started the week off with a not so … Continue reading

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Friday Five – February 21st

Yesterday’s Team #runDisney Photo a Day Challenge theme was happiness, which got me thinking about all the things that have been bringing me happiness lately.  While this list is certainly not all inclusive, some of the things bringing me happiness … Continue reading

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The Battle of Our Bodies vs. Our Minds

As runners, we’re often reminded that running is just as much mental as it is physical, that tackling those long runs and increasing our mileage is just as much an endurance test of our own mental stamina as it is … Continue reading

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Best Moments of 2014 Marathon Weekend

The excitement and my runner’s high from running the Disney World Half Marathon last month is still going strong.  Since crossing the finish line of my first half marathon, I’ve been excitedly looking at possible races, both to run in … Continue reading

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So Many Races to Consider!

Since I started running almost a year ago, I’ve come to realize that I need to have an upcoming race to train for in order to be motivated to run. This is one of the many reasons that I’m determined … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Half Marathon Training Log – Week 4

The end of week 4 marks the halfway point of my training cycle for Rock ‘n’ Roll USA.  I must admit, the current winter weather has led to me being very unmotivated to train for this upcoming race.  Between the … Continue reading

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