Author Archives: Kathryn @ Dancing to Running

Sweat Pink Athleta Yoga Recap

Sunday morning I had the opportunity to attend a yoga class in Georgetown with my fellow DC/MD/VA Sweat Pink Ambassadors.  The event was held at Athleta Georgetown, where we were treated to time to shop (with a discount), an hour … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 3

Although I spent the first half of the week still recovering from a nasty cold, by Wednesday I felt well enough to start working out again.  I hit the gym hard on Thursday, and not only ran but also did … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Favorite Summer Food and Recipes

Happy Memorial Day weekend everybody!  With this weekend marking the unofficial start to summer, I’m excited that this week’s Friday Five theme with the DC Trifecta is related to summer, as its my favorite season of the year! One of … Continue reading

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Random Thursday Thoughts

There’s been a lot going on lately, and it just felt appropriate to share a couple of random thoughts with all of you. 1.  Yesterday I exercised for the first time in a week!  The last time I ran was last … Continue reading

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Recent Additions to My Playlist

A couple of weeks ago, I updated my playlist for the first time in I can’t even remember.  I had several iTunes gift cards sitting around, so it was fun to go on a bit of a music shopping spree. … Continue reading

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What Worked During My Last Half Marathon Training…And What I Hope Will Work Again

Life is all about trial and error.  I learned quite a bit while training for my first half marathon, and I learned even more about myself as a runner as I trained for my fourth half marathon.  I spent a … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 2

Unfortunately, this week didn’t go exactly as planned.  Although the week started off great, by Thursday evening I was completely exhausted and could feel a cold coming on.  You know, that tickle in the back of your throat that is … Continue reading

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Friday Five – May 15th – Top Keyword Searches for From Dancing to Running

Happy Friday everybody!  After a long and stressful week at work (my AP students took their AP exam yesterday, so there were several long and busy days leading up to the exam), I thought I would write a lighthearted post … Continue reading

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Who Wants to Run the Fit Foodie 5k With Me?

Friday evening while sitting at the airport during our long flight delay, I received a nice little surprise in my inbox: That’s right, I was selected to be a Fit Foodie 5k Ambassador!  After hearing from several bloggers about their … Continue reading

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Life Isn’t About Waiting for the Storm to Pass

Yesterday and today were/are difficult days for Preston’s side of the family.  Yesterday his mom’s cousin lost her battle against breast cancer, and today marks the three year anniversary of the passing of his mom after fighting her own battle … Continue reading

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