Category Archives: Training

August 2015 Monthly Goals

I feel like I say this every month, but time is just flying by!  I wish it would slow down so that I have more time to enjoy my summer break, and more time to get things done around the … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 12

If you follow me on Instagram then you know that Preston and I were in Seattle for 4.5 days.  We left early Thursday afternoon to drive to Philly to catch our evening flight to Seattle, and flew back to Philly … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 11

This past week can be summed up as long and exhausting, but super fun and exciting.  Although the beginning of the summer was on the quieter side in terms of social events for Preston and I, our social calendar for … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 10

This past week was another great week of training.  My weekly mileage is slowly increasing, as is the distance of my weekend long run, and I was able to get to the gym for one weight training session this past … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 9

Am I really halfway through my current half marathon training cycle?!?  Its really hard to believe just how quickly time is flying by!  Before I know it, it’ll be September 6th and I’ll be crossing the start line of my … Continue reading

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July 2015 Monthly Goals

Where is time going?!?  How can it already be July 1st?  It feels like 2015 just started and that I was setting both my yearly goal as well as my first set of monthly goals for the year! Unlike May, … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 8

After a couple of weeks of super hot and super humid weather, we finally got some relief here in Northern Virginia.  By mid-week this past week, the humidity finally broke and the temperature was no longer in the 90s-100s.  It was … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 7

This past week was more about survival than anything else.  With it being the last week of the school year, things were super busy at school with administering final exams, submitting final grades, and packing up my classroom.  Because of … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training – Week 6

I’m so happy to report that I had yet another successful and productive week of training this past week.  Despite the high heat and humidity, including a couple of days that included Air Quality Alerts from the National Weather Service, … Continue reading

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Tips for Summer Running

Even though summer doesn’t officially start until June 21st, I think its safe to say that summer is definitely here.  Most of us across the country are facing high heat and humidity, which requires an entirely different approach for running … Continue reading

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