Category Archives: Races

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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Friday Five – August 29th – Fall Race Preview

Wow, how is it already the end of summer?  I can’t wait to close out this summer in Virginia Beach, and run my third half marathon on Sunday.  While I’ve spent the summer mentally and physically preparing for Sunday’s race, … Continue reading

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My Goals for Sunday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon

Its a bit surreal to think that at this time next week I will have run my third half marathon.  A year ago, I was just getting ready to start training for my first half marathon.  What a year its … Continue reading

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Favorite Race Signs

One of my favorite parts of any race are the signs that spectators hold and use to help cheer runners on.  Over the past several months, some of my favorite race signs have said: “Today you’re all Kenyans” “You run the … Continue reading

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2014 Leesburg 20k Recap

Sunday’s race is one that I won’t forget for a long time.  It was an incredible experience, a race that I felt strong and powerful during, and one that I’ll definitely be returning to. Most people dread long runs during … Continue reading

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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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