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Giving the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run Another Chance

If you’ve been reading my blog for awhile now, then you know that I didn’t have the best experience back in April at the annual Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run.  Between being placed in the wrong corral, spending much of … Continue reading

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14 in 2014 Update

Believe it or not, we’re almost halfway through 2014!  I have several other posts planned for between now and June 30th, the halfway point of the year, but still wanted to ensure that I reflected upon one of my big goals for … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run Recap

Before I dive into the recap, let me first thank those of you who commented here on the blog, on Facebook and Twitter, and sent me individual e-mails providing support in regards to my corral mishap.  Its clear that CUCB was … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run Expo…and a Pre Race Meltdown

When I started running last March, one of the first races to make it onto my bucket list was the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run.  So when I entered the lottery back in December and found out I had been … Continue reading

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Weekly Training Log – Week of March 31st

This past week I focused on a combination of weight training, something I’ve let slip to the wayside for several weeks now, as well as keeping it easy on the running front since I ran the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile … Continue reading

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Friday Five – April 4th

Happy Friday everybody!  Is it just me, or did this week feel very long?  That might be partly due to the fact that this week was only my second full week of work since the holidays.  Between numerous Snow Days … Continue reading

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My Goals for Sunday’s Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run

Ever since I found out in December that my lottery entry into the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run had secured me a coveted spot in this DC spring tradition, I’ve very much been looking forward to this race.  The Cherry Blossom … Continue reading

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I’ve Run Two Half Marathons…What’s Next?

Thanks everybody for all of your congratulations and encouragement about my second half marathon!  It still hasn’t quite set in that I ran my second half, or that I PRed by 20 minutes.  One thing is for certain though: crossing … Continue reading

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Friday Five – March 7th – Spring Forward

March 20th, the first official day of Spring, cannot get here soon enough!  This weekend marks the beginning of Daylight Savings, when Sunday morning at 2am we’ll spring forward an hour.  I love Daylight Savings.  While there is a loss … Continue reading

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So Many Races to Consider!

Since I started running almost a year ago, I’ve come to realize that I need to have an upcoming race to train for in order to be motivated to run. This is one of the many reasons that I’m determined … Continue reading

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