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The Road to 13.1 – My Half Marathon Training Plan

On Saturday morning, Preston and I sat down and plotted out our training plans for January’s Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend.  We spent 90 minutes mapping out our training plan, using Jeff Galloway’s runDisney training plans as a guide for … Continue reading

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100 Miles Logged in Seven Weeks

After I logged my first 100 miles in two months, I made it my goal to complete another 100 miles in only seven weeks.  Today marks the end of that seventh week, and I’m ecstatic to report that I’ve met … Continue reading

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I Finally Ran a 5K Without Any Walking!

I finally did it – I ran an entire 5K without stopping to do any walking!  I’ve slowly been progressing from a mile, then a walk break, to 1.5 miles, then a walk break, to 2 miles, etc, and yesterday … Continue reading

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Milestone Reached – 100 Miles in 2 Months

Today marks two months since I started running. After Monday’s 5K run on the treadmill, I logged my miles and noticed on RunKeeper that my all time distance was 99 miles – only 1 small mile off from reaching 100. … Continue reading

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Staying Positive While Injured

Its inevitable that those who work out and train to run races will at some point face an injury. I’m currently facing the reality that so many runners also face – a sprained ankle. Throughout all my years dancing I’ve … Continue reading

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Importance of Listening to Your Body

As I’ve started to train for my upcoming races, I’m constantly reminding myself “no pain no gain.”  At what point is the pain too much though? For about a week and a half now, I’ve been toughing it out with … Continue reading

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