Monthly Archives: April 2014

2014 Jaguar 5k Recap

This past Saturday, I ran my first repeat race, the Jaguar 5k.  This race is an annual athletics fundraiser for Falls Church High School, the school I taught at for the first five years of my teaching career.  I went … Continue reading

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Let The Training for Half #3 Begin!

Believe it or not, I’m officially in training for half marathon #3!  Yesterday marked the first day of my 18 week training plan for Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach.  After utilizing Jeff Galloway’s beginner training plan for my first half, the Disney … Continue reading

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Weekly Training Log – Week of April 21st

This past week was jam packed and filled to the brim with lots of activity.  Although I didn’t work out as much as I had hoped to, I certainly can’t think of any other time this past week that I … Continue reading

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Friday Five – April 25th

Happy Friday everybody!  Its been an exciting week, filled with lots of gorgeous Spring sunshine, which always seems to make the week fly by faster but also feel more generally positive.  There’s so many exciting things to share with you from … Continue reading

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My Goals for Saturday’s Jaguar 5k

This Saturday I’ll experience another first in my running: I’ll complete a race that I’ve previously run.  Saturday I’ll be running the Jaguar 5k, which is an annual athletics fundraiser for Falls Church High School, the school I taught at … Continue reading

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Custom Tutu Giveaway

If you’ve been a reader of From Dancing to Running for awhile now then you may recall that at the Disney World 10k back in January I wore a custom made tutu.  My custom tutu was made by Lesley from Greater Fitness. … Continue reading

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The Power of Positive Thinking

This week’s Monday Motivation is a quote from figure skater and Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton.  As I shared yesterday, I chose this quote because of the need to go into my first day back at school from Spring Break … Continue reading

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Weekly Training Log – Week of April 14th

My staycation this past week has been absolutely fabulous!  It kicked off with gorgeous weather last weekend and ended with a fabulous Easter Sunday that Preston and I got to spend with my godmother and her family.  Going back to … Continue reading

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Friday Five – April 18th – My Training Goals for Half Marathon #3

As you all know, each week I link up with the DC Trifecta Bloggers (Courtney from Eat Pray Run DC, Mar from Mar on the Run, and Cynthia from You Signed Up For What?!). While reading Cynthia’s blog yesterday morning, I noticed at … Continue reading

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Random Thursday Thoughts

Last night was one of those evenings when I had several thoughts running through my head all at once. 1.  The craziness of runDisney registration has once again begun. Yesterday at noon, preregistration for Marathon Weekend in January opened.  General … Continue reading

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