Author Archives: Kathryn @ Dancing to Running

Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 10

Just when I thought Shamrock training was going really well (almost too well, maybe that thought caused me to jinx myself), I faced a huge setback this past week.  Remember last February when I wound up in the hospital?  No, … Continue reading

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Friday Five – January 23rd – Five Memories from High School

This week’s Friday Five theme with the DC Triefecta is “Five Things About Me.”  I’ve written several posts previously with the “About Me” (you can find some of them here, here, and here), so I thought I’d narrow this week’s topic … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life

Several of you have often asked what a typical day is like for me, especially when you hear that I get up at 4:30 in the morning.  To help answer that question, I thought I’d walk you through a typical … Continue reading

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Five Months Into Shakeology

Back in August I started drinking Shakeology.  In September I shared my one month reflection, in which I noted that one of the biggest changes that drinking Shakeology helped facilitate was removing Diet Coke from my diet.  As somebody who … Continue reading

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Slowly Making Progress

If you a frequent reader of this blog, or you follow me on Social Media, then you’re probably well aware of the progress that I’ve been making this training cycle.  I haven’t kept the increasing of my running speed a secret … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 9

How am I really already halfway through my Shamrock Half Marathon training?  It feels like I just started training for this race!  Its hard to believe how quickly time is flying by, and how soon my fourth half marathon will … Continue reading

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Friday Five – January 16th

Happy Friday everybody!  Its been another crazy week, with yet another Snow Day.  Since going back to work from Winter Break, we have yet to have a full week of school.  With MLK Day on Monday and then midterms starting … Continue reading

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Special K Snack Bars Review

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by FitFluential on behalf of Special K. Teachers don’t have the easiest schedule when it comes to eating.  My alarm goes off at 4:30 a.m., which causes me to eat breakfast well before many people … Continue reading

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Gorton’s Realistic Resolution Giveaway

Disclosure: I received products from Gorton’s for review and giveaway purposes.  All opinions are my own, and I was not compensated financially for this post. January is usually filled with many people resolving to commit to accomplishing many new things … Continue reading

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I’m MAD Excited For #NoExcuses 2015

My mantra for my training cycle for Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach was “no excuses.”  This was the perfect mantra for last summer, especially with how busy Preston and I were with buying our house and then moving into it.  So … Continue reading

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