Category Archives: Milestones

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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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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