Category Archives: Races

My Goals for Saturday’s Dulles Day 10k

Saturday morning I’ll be running my first 10k in eight months.  My 10k PR is 51 weeks old, so a new PR is long overdue! I’m very hopeful about completing Saturday’s race in record time for me.  Because the Dulles … Continue reading

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2014 Arlington Police, Fire & Sheriff 9/11 Memorial 5k Recap

Six days after running my third half marathon I ran another race: the Arlington Police, Fire & Sheriff Memorial 5k.  Although my legs still felt heavy the morning of the race, I decided to at least attempt to run it, especially … Continue reading

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Spartan Race Giveaway Winner

Thanks to everybody who entered my Spartan Race Giveaway for the chance to an entry into a future Spartan Race. Congrats to Heather for winning the giveaway!  Please e-mail me (dancingtorunning@gmail.com) to receive your entry code and instructions for redeeming … Continue reading

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2014 Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Recap

Ten days ago I ran the race that I spent all summer training for.  After having attended the expo the morning before the race, and then having spent the afternoon relaxing on the beach, I went to bed very anxious … Continue reading

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2014 Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Expo

Last Saturday morning I kicked off my racecation by spending a couple of hours at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach expo, which was held at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.  Because we drove down to Virginia Beach Friday afternoon/evening, with … Continue reading

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My Goals for Saturday’s Arlington Police, Fire & Sheriff 9/11 Memorial 5k

Yes, I just ran a half marathon on Sunday.  And yes, I’m signed up for a 5k less than a week post half marathon.  Am I crazy?  Yes.  But will I be at Saturday’s Arlington Police, Fire & Sheriff 9/11 … Continue reading

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Spartan Race World Championship and Cruise News…and a Giveaway!

Earlier this year, I shared details about what a Spartan Race is.  If you’re looking to challenge yourself with an obstacle course race, designed to push you to the limit, then a Spartan Race might be right up your alley. … Continue reading

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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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