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The World Is My Stage

During my first half marathon training cycle my mindset was centered on survival.  Each week I focused on getting each run in in order to improve my running endurance, distance abilities, and overall, prove to myself that I could do … Continue reading

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Parallels Between Dancing and Running

Yesterday the Runner’s World website featured an article about Joffrey Ballet dancer Fabrice Calmels.  Joffrey Ballet is to the dance world as Nike and Bart Yasso are to the running world.  You hear Joffrey, or any of the other highly … Continue reading

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Shine On Award

A couple of weeks ago Paul over at I Run Distance nominated me for the Shine On Award.  This award, which over the past weeks and months has been circulating the blogging community, is meant to provide shout outs to … Continue reading

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Five Months and Counting

Today marks five months since I installed RunKeeper on my phone and completed my first run.  Six months ago running wasn’t a part of my life; I was simply a running spectator.  Runners have always been a part of my … 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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Balancing Dancing and Running

Deep down, I know that I will always have a love for dance. Having grown up with dance as a part of my life since the age of 4, it is impossible to even think about shutting dance out of … Continue reading

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Why Running Now?

As I’ve shared my news to start running with my parents and close friends, I’ve often received the question, “Why now?” in response. This question is difficult to answer with a simple one sentence response, as it is a build … Continue reading

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