Category Archives: Milestones

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 8

What a crazy week its been!  And I don’t mean crazy in the sense of how busy I was (although I was busy), I mean crazy in the sense of the weather!  Tuesday we were supposed to get 1-2 inches … Continue reading

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2014 Year in Review

Is tomorrow really New Year’s Eve?  It feels like 2014 just started!  Its been quite a year, with lots of accomplishments, milestones, and just like last year, lots of changes. January I kicked off 2014 with a whirlwind trip to … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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2014 Clarendon Day 10k Recap

Just one week after PRing at the Dulles Day 10k on the Runway, and another seven days after dealing with being sick, I headed to the start line of the Clarendon Day 10k.  I only ran once in the week … Continue reading

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2014 Dulles Day 10k on the Runway Recap

This race was one of those experiences that I’ll never forget. Last Saturday, Preston and I ran the Dulles Day 10k on the Runway.  After running the 5k last year, I was very excited when I found out that a … Continue reading

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2014 Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Recap

Ten days ago I ran the race that I spent all summer training for.  After having attended the expo the morning before the race, and then having spent the afternoon relaxing on the beach, I went to bed very anxious … Continue reading

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