Author Archives: Kathryn @ Dancing to Running

Friday Five – October 24th – Five Reasons to Run a Half Marathon

Did you see the Wall Street Journal’s article this week about half marathons setting record breaking numbers in terms of the number of people running them, especially women?  Not surprisingly, the article highlights popular race series, including runDisney and Rock ‘n’ … Continue reading

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Hemp Hearts Giveaway Winner

Many thanks to all who entered my Hemp Hearts Giveaway for your chance to win a bag of Hemp Hearts. Congrats to Meredith for winning the giveaway!  Please e-mail me ( so that I can gather the info I need … Continue reading

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2014 Army Ten Miler Review

Yesterday I shared my recap of the 2014 Army Ten Miler, but what I didn’t get to discuss yesterday were the pros and cons of this iconic race.  My recap started getting lengthy.  I also wanted to be sure that … Continue reading

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2014 Army Ten Miler Recap

Last Sunday I ran my last major race of 2014: the Army Ten Miler.  This was my second ten miler (my first being the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run back in April), and after a great summer of training for … Continue reading

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Weekly Training Log – Week of October 13th

Its been quite awhile since I haven’t been “in training” for a race.  Since the end of April to be exact.  My body and mind were definitely ready for the break, and I allowed myself the rest that I needed … Continue reading

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Friday Five – October 17th – Five More Favorite Running Songs

Last month I shared my five favorite running songs.  My list of five classics have always been on my playlist, no matter how many times I’ve changed it.  So when I saw that this week’s theme for the Friday Five … Continue reading

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My Remaining 2014 Races

I had originally planned to share my Army Ten Miler recap with all of you today, but I’m finding myself struggling to put into words all of the emotions that I experienced that day.  Instead of rushing to slap a … Continue reading

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Hemp Hearts Review and Giveaway

Disclosure: I received this product for free through my affiliation with Fit Approach as a Sweat Pink Ambassador in exchange for a blog review.  I received no other compensation.  All opinions are my own. As part of my ongoing effort … Continue reading

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2014 Army Ten Miler Expo

With the Army Ten Miler being my last major race of the year, it was also my last race expo of the year.  The expo was held at the DC Armory, which was the same place that the Rock ‘n’ … Continue reading

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Army Ten Miler Training Log – Week 6

And just like that, I’m no longer in training!  I tried to take it as easy as I could this past week, so that my legs were as rested as they could be for yesterday’s race.  It was another busy … Continue reading

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