Author Archives: Kathryn @ Dancing to Running

Sweet Chili Sweet Potato Fries

I realized last night that its been almost a month since I last shared a recipe with all of you!  My apologies for that, but I’ve also had a lot of running and race news to share with all of … Continue reading

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Army Ten Miler Training Log – Week 3

After more great weeks of training than I can count, I knew that I was bound to face a training set back.  Unfortunately, that happened this week, as I came down with my first cold of the school year.  This … Continue reading

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Friday Five – September 19th – My Five Favorite Running Songs

Music has always played a huge role in my fitness activities.  With dancing, music set the tone for each of my dances.  With running, I find that music helps me to stay focused, especially during difficult runs.  If I’m struggling, … Continue reading

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My Goals for Saturday’s Dulles Day 10k

Saturday morning I’ll be running my first 10k in eight months.  My 10k PR is 51 weeks old, so a new PR is long overdue! I’m very hopeful about completing Saturday’s race in record time for me.  Because the Dulles … Continue reading

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One Month Into Shakeology

As most of you know, this past spring and summer were extremely busy.  Between house hunting, buying our house, and moving, my nutrition was the biggest thing that took a hit.  Long days of looking at houses, packing, and settling … Continue reading

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2014 Arlington Police, Fire & Sheriff 9/11 Memorial 5k Recap

Six days after running my third half marathon I ran another race: the Arlington Police, Fire & Sheriff Memorial 5k.  Although my legs still felt heavy the morning of the race, I decided to at least attempt to run it, especially … Continue reading

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Army Ten Miler Training Log – Week 2

After a great first week of training, this past week has been even more incredible!  For many reasons, I’ve felt like I’ve been on cloud nine. My dad was in the DC area for work for, and we were able to … Continue reading

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Friday Five – September 12th – Five Blogs to Love

Happy Friday everybody!  With yesterday being such a serious and somber day, I’m thankful that Courtney, Cynthia, and Mar wanted to keep things lighthearted for the linkup today.  This week’s theme: Blogs to Love! I absolutely love this theme, as I’m … Continue reading

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Spartan Race Giveaway Winner

Thanks to everybody who entered my Spartan Race Giveaway for the chance to an entry into a future Spartan Race. Congrats to Heather for winning the giveaway!  Please e-mail me (dancingtorunning@gmail.com) to receive your entry code and instructions for redeeming … Continue reading

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2014 Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Recap

Ten days ago I ran the race that I spent all summer training for.  After having attended the expo the morning before the race, and then having spent the afternoon relaxing on the beach, I went to bed very anxious … Continue reading

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