Category Archives: Races

My Goals for This Weekend’s Races

As I mentioned in Monday’s weekly recap, I’ll be running two races this weekend: the Jaguar 5k on Saturday and the Manassas Runway 10k on Sunday. This will be my fourth year running the Jaguar 5k.  Its an annual sports fundraiser … Continue reading

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2015 Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run Recap

Sunday morning I ran my fifth race of the year – the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run.  After last year’s experience, I had mixed feelings going into this year’s race.  I was excited to give this race another chance, but … Continue reading

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Friday Five – April 10th – Five Bucket List Racecations

One of the many things that I love about running is that since there are races all over the world, they offer the perfect excuse to travel and explore new cities.  My travel bucket list is pretty lengthy, as is … Continue reading

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My Goals for Sunday’s Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run

On Sunday I’ll be running my fifth race of the year – the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run.  You may recall that last year’s race didn’t go as I had hoped that it would, and resulted in a bad taste … Continue reading

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2015 Shamrock Half Marathon Recap

I woke up the morning of the half marathon both excited and nervous.  I knew that I had done all that I could during my 18 weeks of training to prepare myself for the race, and based on my long … Continue reading

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2015 Shamrock 8k Recap

Like I shared in my expo recap, I had a migraine come on during our drive down to Virginia Beach Friday evening.  After two doses of medicine, using a cold compress, drinking some ginger ale, and getting some sleep, I … Continue reading

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2015 Shamrock Marathon Weekend Expo

Shamrock Marathon Weekend kicked off this past Friday.  I took Friday off from work in order to still fit in an appointment with the chiropractor before getting on the road to Virginia Beach.  Kathleen also flew into DC Friday morning, … Continue reading

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My Goals for Sunday’s Shamrock Half Marathon

The weekend of my fourth half marathon is finally here!  My hard work, persistence, and dedication over the past 18 weeks has led me to this race weekend.  To say that I’m excited about heading to Virginia Beach for Shamrock … Continue reading

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Tuesdays on the Run: Race Day Rituals

Today I’m joining Erika from MCM Mama Runs, Patty from My No-Guilt Life, and April from Run the Great Wide Somewhere for the Tuesdays on the Run Linkup.  This week’s topic is Race Day Rituals.  This is a great topic for … Continue reading

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Magical Miles: The Runner’s Guide to Walt Disney World Review and Giveaway

I am a planner by nature.  When it comes to planning trips, whether they’re for a race or not, I often look at every single detail in order to ensure the best possible trip.  From the flights, to the hotel(s), … Continue reading

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