Author Archives: Kathryn @ Dancing to Running

Friday Five – February 27th

This has been one of the longest, most exhausting weeks, in quite awhile.  I’m attributing much of my exhaustion to only having 1 day of school last week and trying to spend much of this week playing catch up at … Continue reading

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My Goals for Sunday’s St. Patrick’s Day Double

On Sunday I’ll be running my first two races of 2015.  I’m so excited to officially kick off my 2015 race season by running in one of my favorite places to run – downtown DC.  I love running past the … Continue reading

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Blog Networking Tips

Back in January I made it a goal to spend the month of February working on growing my blog.  While this is usually an ongoing priority for most bloggers, I figured between the cold weather, fewer events on my personal … Continue reading

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Tuesdays on the Run: Motivation

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 Motivation. This topic is especially fitting given the weather … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 14

Its hard to believe that four weeks from yesterday I will run my fourth half marathon!  I haven’t run a half since August 31st, and I cannot contain my excitement for this upcoming race weekend!  On Friday Shamrock released details … Continue reading

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Friday Five – February 20th – Five Races I’m Looking Forward to Running This Year

At the beginning of the year I shared my tentative 2015 Race Calendar.  Naturally, plans have already changed slightly, as I’m constantly editing and making changes to my racing plans and figuring out which races I want to be my … Continue reading

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Current Countdowns

Yesterday marked Snow Day #2 of the week, and with having President’s Day off on Monday, I’ve spent quite a bit of extra time at home this week.   Between the extra time at home and with so many blogging friends … Continue reading

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Factors to Consider When Choosing a Race

If you’re like me, then you can often be found making changes to your race calendar, adding more possible races then you could ever possibly register for.  In a perfect world, money and time would be endless, and your body … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Chicken Marinara with Roasted Vegetables

Like many areas around the country, its still cold here, but now we’ve added snow to the mix.  Preston and I spent yesterday morning cooking and food prepping.  We made a batch of New England Clam Chowder, which we enjoyed … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 13

This week I’ve experienced a roller coaster of emotions.  During Tuesday’s visit to the gym, I felt frustrated and defeated that I couldn’t run at the speed that I wanted to, and that I couldn’t use any of the weights … Continue reading

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