Author Archives: Kathryn @ Dancing to Running

Friday Five – Five Brands I’m Currently Loving

Disclaimer: With the exception of the Mizuno running shoes, which I received as part of a FitFluential campaign, I paid for all products myself.  As always, all opinions are my own. Its been awhile since I shared some of my … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Blog 2016!

You may recall that last year I was a Rock ‘n’ Blogger for the Rock ‘n’ Roll race series.  As a Rock ‘n’ Blogger, I ran Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach at 24 weeks pregnant and ran/walked Rock ‘n’ Roll Philly at … Continue reading

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February 2016 Monthly Goals

January was a unique month for me for many reasons.  Not only was it my first full month as a mother, but it was also the first time in I can’t remember how long when for much of the month I … Continue reading

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Let the Training for Half #7 Begin!

Even though I resumed running just under two weeks ago, its already time to start thinking about training for my first major post postpartum race, ZOOMA Annapolis.  As long as training goes well, I’ll be running the half marathon on … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Five Signs You’re a New Mom

So much has changed over the past five and a half weeks since little man was born.  While I love my little man dearly, there are some changes that I either wasn’t expecting, or I was hoping I’d avoid having … Continue reading

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My Long Awaited 2016 Goals

I purposely didn’t set any goals for 2016 prior to now.  While I set my usual monthly goals at the beginning of January, I wanted to wait until after I was cleared by my OB to resume running and other … Continue reading

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Scenes from Blizzard 2016

This past weekend we lived through a historic blizzard here in the DC area.  At our house in Northern Virginia, it snowed from 12:45 p.m. on Friday until just before midnight Saturday night.  Nearly 35 hours straight of snowfall resulted in … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Potpourri v. 11

Wow, what a week!  Between doctor’s appointments for both little man and myself, as well as a lot of attention on the weather, its been quite an eventful week. 1.  Like I shared on the blog yesterday, I was cleared Wednesday … Continue reading

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My Return to Running

Yesterday morning I had my four week postpartum follow up appointment with my OB.  Ever since scheduling this appointment, I’ve been crossing my fingers that I would be cleared to resume exercise, particularly running. Over the past four weeks, I’ve … Continue reading

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2016 Race Calendar

Unlike the past couple of years, 2016 will be unique for multiple reasons.  Not only will my postpartum recovery shape much of my fitness decision making during the first part of the year, but my priorities when it comes to my … Continue reading

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