Author Archives: Kathryn @ Dancing to Running

My Year of Running

Its incredible to look back and think about all that I’ve accomplished this year!  At this time last year, I was training for my first half marathon, and now I’ve crossed the finish line of three half marathons, as well … Continue reading

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Giving the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run Another Chance

If you’ve been reading my blog for awhile now, then you know that I didn’t have the best experience back in April at the annual Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run.  Between being placed in the wrong corral, spending much of … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 4

This past week was another very successful week of training!  I was able to maintain a sub 10:00 min/mile during both of my weekday runs, and then I PRed during my long training run over the weekend.  Combine that with … Continue reading

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Friday Five – December 12th

Wow, what a crazy week its been!  Yesterday at work I really started to feel the stress and time crunch of only having one week left until Winter Break.  On top of that, we have a lot going on at … Continue reading

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Charity Miles Milestone: I’ve Reached 500 Miles!

Not only did I run my first 8k this past weekend, but I reached another milestone as well: I logged my 500th mile for charity!  Since I discovered the Charity Miles app last spring, I have been logging miles for … Continue reading

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Holiday Fit List (A Gift Guide for Runners)

This post is sponsored by Fit Approach on behalf of FlipBelt. Its hard to believe that Christmas is only two weeks away!  If you’re still looking for the perfect gift for the fitness enthusiast in your life, then you’ve come … Continue reading

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2014 Christmas Town Dash 8k Recap

I couldn’t have chosen a better race to close out my 2014 race year with!  Between it being a well organized race, being somewhat familiar with the course from previous visits to Busch Gardens, and feeling great throughout the race, … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 3

Another week has come and gone, and I’m happy to report that it was a fantastic week of training!  My week started off with Preston and I flying back from Illinois, and after a longer than expected travel day, it … Continue reading

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Friday Five – December 5th – Holiday Travel Edition

Happy Friday everybody!  With this week’s theme being Friday Favorites, us now being in the midst of the holiday season, and with Preston and I having flown to Illinois last week for Thanksgiving and us flying to Disney World in another 14 … Continue reading

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My Goals for Sunday’s Christmas Town Dash 8k

In just three short days I’ll be running my last race of 2014, the Christmas Town Dash 8k at Busch Gardens. I’m super excited to end of my 2014 race year at a theme park.  I kicked off the year … Continue reading

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