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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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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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My Goals for Saturday’s Jaguar 5k

This Saturday I’ll experience another first in my running: I’ll complete a race that I’ve previously run.  Saturday I’ll be running the Jaguar 5k, which is an annual athletics fundraiser for Falls Church High School, the school I taught at … Continue reading

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Happy Runiversary!

Today marks one year since I started running.  A year ago I never imagined that running would become such an integral part of my life.  A year ago I never imagined that I’d complete seven 5ks, a three miler, four … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend – Day 2 – Family Fun Run 5K

Preston’s first leg of the Dopey Challenge was on Thursday, January 9th.  For those who are unfamiliar with this new runDisney challenge, the Dopey Challenge calls for runners to complete four races in four days – a 5k on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day 5K Race Recap

I’ll admit, its taken me longer than I would have liked to write this post due to how the race went last Sunday.  Although running shorter distances is generally becoming easier than it was when I first started running back … Continue reading

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Ten Days Until I Walk for Tammy

Almost two months ago, one of my high school classmates posted on Facebook a link to her fundraising page for the St. Jude Give Thanks Walk.  When I saw her post, I immediately knew who she was walking for and … Continue reading

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