Category Archives: Races

My Goals for Sunday’s Leesburg 20k

The main reason I registered for this Sunday’s Leesburg 20k is because the timing of the race fits my half marathon training plan perfectly.  My training plan calls for me to run 14 miles this weekend, and its my last long … Continue reading

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Friday Five – August 8th – Race Memories

Anybody that knows me well knows that I’m extremely sentimental and love taking lots of photos to capture every major event.  Every month or so I love spending time looking back at old photos and reliving all of the wonderful … Continue reading

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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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