Author Archives: Kathryn @ Dancing to Running

Lots to Celebrate!

Greetings from sunny Florida!  Just logging on for a few minutes to share with ya’ll some of what I’m celebrating today! Yesterday marked From Dancing to Running’s second blogiversary!  Its hard to believe that its already been two years since … Continue reading

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Friday Five – March 27th – Florida, Here We Come!

Tomorrow Preston and I are leaving on a jet plane for one of our favorite places – Florida!  This trip will be unlike any of our previous trips to Florida, as we’re combining a lot of our favorite activities into … Continue reading

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2015 Shamrock Marathon Weekend Expo

Shamrock Marathon Weekend kicked off this past Friday.  I took Friday off from work in order to still fit in an appointment with the chiropractor before getting on the road to Virginia Beach.  Kathleen also flew into DC Friday morning, … Continue reading

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My Spring “Training” Plan

With my big Spring race now behind me, its time to turn my training focus elsewhere.  Although I’ll be running other races this Spring, including the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run in just under three weeks, these races aren’t going … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 18

What an incredible weekend this past weekend was!  All of my hard work, persistence, and determination paid off yesterday morning, as I PRed by over 10 minutes at the Shamrock Half Marathon!  I can’t wait to recap the half in … Continue reading

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Friday Five – March 20th – Five Things I’m Looking Forward to About Spring

Happy first day of Spring!  And how are we celebrating here in the DC area?  I think this weather forecast map says it all: Yup, that’s right.  We get to spend the day dealing with more of that white stuff. … Continue reading

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My Goals for Sunday’s Shamrock Half Marathon

The weekend of my fourth half marathon is finally here!  My hard work, persistence, and dedication over the past 18 weeks has led me to this race weekend.  To say that I’m excited about heading to Virginia Beach for Shamrock … Continue reading

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When Blogging Friends are Also Real Life Friends

The term “blends” is common among bloggers – bloggers who have become friends as a result of meeting and connecting online, usually over Social Media.  But what about when bloggers were friends before they started blogging? Kathleen and I have … Continue reading

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Tuesdays on the Run: Race Day Rituals

Today I’m joining Erika from MCM Mama Runs, Patty from My No-Guilt Life, and April from Run the Great Wide Somewhere for the Tuesdays on the Run Linkup.  This week’s topic is Race Day Rituals.  This is a great topic for … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 17

Alright, so when you’re tapering you’re supposed to cut back on running, right?  What about the rest of exercise?  I took the term “tapering” very literally this past week, as I only worked out three days.  Its not what I … Continue reading

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