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2015 Year in Review

What a year 2015 has been!  At this time a year ago, I never imagined how much my life would change over the course of a year, let alone that I’d be sitting here writing my year end blog post … Continue reading

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15 in 2015 Update #2

You may recall that my big fitness goal for the year is to complete 15 races.  So far this year I’ve crossed the finish line of 13 races: St. Patrick’s Day Double (5k followed by 10k) Shamrock 8k Shamrock Half … Continue reading

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2015 Firecracker 5k Recap

Just like Preston and I have for the past two years, we kicked off 4th of July by running the Firecracker 5k, which is sponsored by Potomac River Running, a local running store chain.  And just like in years past, … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 9

Am I really halfway through my current half marathon training cycle?!?  Its really hard to believe just how quickly time is flying by!  Before I know it, it’ll be September 6th and I’ll be crossing the start line of my … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Potpourri v. 3

Happy early Fourth of July everybody!  Anybody have any big plans for celebrating our nation’s birthday?  Preston and I will be spending the holiday with friends, first with dinner followed by us all going to see the fireworks together.  Its … Continue reading

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My Goals for Saturday’s Firecracker 5k

I’ve been going back and forth as to whether or not I should continue to set race goals for myself while I’m pregnant.  I’ve been having this debate with myself for a couple of weeks now.  However, last night I … Continue reading

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15 in 2015 Update

Its hard to believe that today is the last day of June.  This year is just flying by!  With this being the halfway point of the year, I wanted to take time to reflect on my big goal for 2015: … Continue reading

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Top 5 Posts of 2014

Surprise, its another blog post today!  With having taken last week off from blogging and there being so much I still want to recap from 2014 with only three days left in the year, I decided that its now or never! I’ve … Continue reading

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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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