Tag Archives: Achilles International

Charity Miles Milestone: I’ve Reached 500 Miles!

Not only did I run my first 8k this past weekend, but I reached another milestone as well: I logged my 500th mile for charity!  Since I discovered the Charity Miles app last spring, I have been logging miles for … Continue reading

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Another 100 Miles Completed for Charity Miles

Throughout the spring, summer, and fall of 2013 I frequently talked about my participation with Charity Miles to run and walk miles in order to raise money for various charities.  Because the majority of my miles throughout the late fall … Continue reading

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Dulles Day 5K on the Runway Race Recap

The Dulles Day 5K was by far the most rewarding running experience I’ve had since I started running back in March.  Not only was the weather perfect for running (it was a cool 53 degrees when Preston and I left … Continue reading

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Race Goals for Tomorrow’s Dulles Day 5K on the Runway

When the announcement for the brand new Dulles Day 5K on the Runway was made back in July, I immediately got excited about the opportunity to run on an airport runway. Not only will this be a unique experience because … Continue reading

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100 Miles Completed for Charity Miles

Back in April, I happened across Charity Miles and made the decision to train not only for the benefit of my own training progression, but also as a way to assist those in need.  Because Charity Miles is GPS activated, only … Continue reading

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Jaguar 5K Recap

Its official – I’ve completed my first race in my preparation to run my first half marathon! Yesterday, Preston and I ran the Jaguar 5K, which is an annual race to help raise funds for school athletics at Falls Church … Continue reading

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Running for Charity Miles

Since I started running about six weeks ago, I’ve been searching for a way to allow my training and race miles to assist those in need.  Although many of the country’s major races allow you to support a charity through the raising … Continue reading

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