Category Archives: Races

Rock ‘n’ Blog 2016!

You may recall that last year I was a Rock ‘n’ Blogger for the Rock ‘n’ Roll race series.  As a Rock ‘n’ Blogger, I ran Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach at 24 weeks pregnant and ran/walked Rock ‘n’ Roll Philly at … Continue reading

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Let the Training for Half #7 Begin!

Even though I resumed running just under two weeks ago, its already time to start thinking about training for my first major post postpartum race, ZOOMA Annapolis.  As long as training goes well, I’ll be running the half marathon on … Continue reading

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2016 Race Calendar

Unlike the past couple of years, 2016 will be unique for multiple reasons.  Not only will my postpartum recovery shape much of my fitness decision making during the first part of the year, but my priorities when it comes to my … Continue reading

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Why Marathon Weekend Means So Much to Me

Today marks the start of Disney World Marathon Weekend.  With the first day of the expo being today, followed by four consecutive days of races, its going to be quite an exciting five days at Disney World as thousands of … Continue reading

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2015 Year in Review

What a year 2015 has been!  At this time a year ago, I never imagined how much my life would change over the course of a year, let alone that I’d be sitting here writing my year end blog post … Continue reading

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I’m a 2016 ZOOMA Ambassador!

I received exciting news about two weeks ago – that I’ve been accepted as a 2016 ZOOMA Women’s Race Series Ambassador!  Though I’ve never run a ZOOMA race before, I’ve always been intrigued by their women’s centered focus and their … Continue reading

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Running Survey

Remember back in the 1990s when personal surveys went around by e-mail like wildfire?  It was such a fun way to get to know more about friends.  When I read the answers to a recent running survey that both Sue … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Discount Code

On Monday I received some exciting news – that my Rock ‘n’ Blogger discount code is valid for next year’s Rock ‘n’ Roll DC races.  Use discount code DANCINGTORUNNING to save $15 on race registration for the half or full marathons.  The … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead to 2016

Though I didn’t realize it would be a year of great change, 2015 has certainly proven to be just that.  Despite having set yearly goals for myself back in January, those goals were quickly reevaluated and modified after finding out … Continue reading

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Thoughts on this Year’s Wine and Dine Half Marathon

Back in March, Preston and I registered for this year’s Wine and Dine Half Marathon.  That was about six weeks before we found out that we were pregnant, and when we calculated the weeks we realized that I’d be 33 weeks … Continue reading

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