Category Archives: Races

My Final Decision About What My Big Fall Race Will Be

Last month I shared my debate about what big race, if any, that I should register to run this fall.  Thanks to the many of you who offered words of encouragement and support.  I cannot fully express just how grateful I … Continue reading

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2014 Firecracker 5k Recap

Last Friday, I ran my seventh race of the year, and my second repeat race.  Just like last year, Preston and I ran the Firecracker 5k with Team RWB on the 4th of July as a way to help raise funds for … Continue reading

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My Goals for Friday’s Firecracker 5k

Call us crazy, but Preston and I will be running a race Friday morning.  Why yes, we’re scheduled to close on our new house this afternoon, but we can’t pass up the opportunity to kick off the July 4th holiday with … Continue reading

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14 in 2014 Update

Believe it or not, we’re almost halfway through 2014!  I have several other posts planned for between now and June 30th, the halfway point of the year, but still wanted to ensure that I reflected upon one of my big goals for … Continue reading

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I’m Registered to Run with the Army!

Yesterday was the day to register for the 30th annual Army Ten Miler.  After volunteering at the race in 2013, I knew that I wanted to run it this year. In recent years, registration has opened at midnight.  Preston wanted to run … Continue reading

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2014 BA5k Recap

On Sunday, I ran my sixth race of 2014 and my second 5k of the year, the BA5k in Washington Township, New Jersey.  On paper, this race was one I should have had a major PR at.  The course was … Continue reading

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My Goals for Sunday’s BA5k

This Sunday I’ll be running my sixth race of 2014 and my second 5k of the year – the BA5k in South Jersey.  This 5k is an annual race to honor the memory of one of my sister-in-law’s high school … Continue reading

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2014 Jaguar 5k Recap

This past Saturday, I ran my first repeat race, the Jaguar 5k.  This race is an annual athletics fundraiser for Falls Church High School, the school I taught at for the first five years of my teaching career.  I went … Continue reading

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Let The Training for Half #3 Begin!

Believe it or not, I’m officially in training for half marathon #3!  Yesterday marked the first day of my 18 week training plan for Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach.  After utilizing Jeff Galloway’s beginner training plan for my first half, the Disney … Continue reading

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Weekly Training Log – Week of April 21st

This past week was jam packed and filled to the brim with lots of activity.  Although I didn’t work out as much as I had hoped to, I certainly can’t think of any other time this past week that I … Continue reading

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