Category Archives: Milestones

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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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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