Category Archives: Milestones

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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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 18

What a fabulous week, but more importantly weekend, its been!  Between officially going back to work last Monday and having a very productive teacher back to work week, and then topping off the week with an incredible weekend down in … Continue reading

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Wow, I’ve Reached 1,000 Miles!

I’ve been keeping a close eye on my total mileage for a couple of weeks now as I’ve edged closer to the 1,000 mile mark.  When I set out for my long run on Saturday, I knew that completing all … Continue reading

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A Year Ago I Ran My First 10k!

A year ago on Monday marked my 10k anniversary.  On July 14, 2013 I ran my first 10k, the Biggest Loser 10k, here in DC.  It was the first time that I ran a race of a distance further than … Continue reading

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Persistence and Hard Work Will Pay Off…The Story of My Sub-31 Minute 5k

For several weeks now, I’ve been pushing myself to increase my running speed, particularly during my weekday runs.  With my weekend runs focused on distance, I’ve been trying to push myself as hard as possible to run a sub-31 minute … Continue reading

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Friday Five – June 20th

TGIF!  If your schedule has been anything like mine lately, its been jam packed, crazy, and all around nuts.  Lately, I’ve felt like I’m on the go more than I’ve been able to sit still.  On Wednesday, I left for … Continue reading

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Getting Faster and Faster

If you follow me on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, then you’ve likely noticed over the past couple of weeks that my short distance running pace has slowly been getting faster and faster.  Two weeks ago, I ran my first 5k … Continue reading

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