Category Archives: Milestones

Another 300 Miles for Charity

I first installed the Charity Miles app on my phone back in April 2013 when I started running and training for my first half marathon.  Since then, I’ve run and walked 800 miles for charity!  Since each mile run or … Continue reading

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2015 Manassas Runway 10k Recap

This past Sunday, the day after running the Jaguar 5k and getting a new 5k PR, I set out to earn a new 10k PR at the Manassas Runway 10k.  I first learned about this race from Jenny, and when … Continue reading

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2015 Jaguar 5k Recap

I went into Saturday’s Jaguar 5k with zero expectations, at least as far as a finish time was concerned.  This race is an annual fundraiser for school athletics at the school that I worked at for the first five years … Continue reading

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2015 Shamrock Half Marathon Recap

I woke up the morning of the half marathon both excited and nervous.  I knew that I had done all that I could during my 18 weeks of training to prepare myself for the race, and based on my long … Continue reading

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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 13th – Five Scenes From My Week

This week’s Friday Five theme with the DC Trifecta is “Day in the Life.”  Since I wrote a “Day in the Life” post back in January, I thought it would be fun to do a little bit of a spin … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 16

What a week its been!  We’ve seen everything in the DC area weather wise this past week, including temperatures and wind chills in the single digits at the beginning of the week, 8 inches of snow on Thursday, and temperatures … Continue reading

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Friday Five – March 6th – Five Things I’m Loving Lately

Happy Friday everybody!  How is the weather where you are?  Cold?  Snowy?  That’s what we’re experiencing once again here in the DC area.  We had yet another Snow Day yesterday, and even Preston was home since the Federal Government was … Continue reading

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2015 St. Patrick’s Day Double Recap

This past Sunday I ran my first two races of 2015 at the St. Patrick’s Day Double in Downtown DC.  The event kicked off with a 5k at 8:15 a.m. followed by a 10k at 9:00 a.m. 18 hours before … 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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