Author Archives: Kathryn @ Dancing to Running

Friday Five – November 21st

Is Thanksgiving really next week?  It feels like fall just started, but it also feels like we just skipped over fall, especially since we experienced winter like temperatures for part of the week. This past week has been super busy, and … Continue reading

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Why Do You Run?

Often times when I discuss my passion for running, I’m often met with the response of, “You’re crazy!”  Many people think that I’m absolutely nuts to have put myself on this running journey, and often gasp when they hear that … Continue reading

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Christmas Music Running Playlist

With having started half marathon training this week, and Christmas right around the corner, I’m thinking that I need a seasonal update for my playlist.  One of the many things that I love about Christmas is Christmas music, and thankfully, … Continue reading

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How Will You Stayed Motivated During the Holidays?

If you follow me on Instagram then you probably have noticed that I’m currently participating in a handful of challenges.  But the photo challenges aren’t the only ones that I’m participating in.  What challenges am I currently participating in? Run Stretch … Continue reading

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Weekly Training Log – Week of November 10th

After last week not going as planned, I had planned to kick things into high gear this week, especially since it was my last week before I start half marathon training again.  My enthusiasm was high at the beginning of the … Continue reading

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Friday Five – November 14th – Cold Weather Running Tips

Its hard to believe how quickly its gotten cold outside!  Hearing about how much snow that areas of the country have gotten, and seeing images of sleet and snow on the DC area weather report last night makes me a … Continue reading

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WIN Detergent Giveaway Winner

Many thanks to all who entered my WIN Detergent giveaway for your chance to win two bottles of WIN Detergent. Congrats to Katrina for winning the giveaway!  Please e-mail me at in order to claim your prize. If you … Continue reading

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My Shamrock Half Marathon Training Plan

5 days from today I’ll kick off my training for my fourth half marathon.  To say I’m excited is a bit of an understatement. Just like with my previous three half marathons, I’ll be utilizing one of Jeff Galloway’s training … Continue reading

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Current Countdowns

Its been awhile since I shared my last set of countdowns, so I thought it would be fun to share some of the exciting events coming up that I’m looking forward to: 6 days until I start training for half … Continue reading

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Weekly Training Log – Week of November 3rd

This past week of training didn’t go quite as planned.  Since I was battling a cold for a good part of the week, I decided to take it easy.  Even if I didn’t feel very run down, I knew that … Continue reading

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