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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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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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2013 Year in Review

I cannot believe that next Wednesday marks the start of 2014!  Where has 2013 gone?!?  If your year has been anything like mine, it has been jam packed with lots of activity, both fitness and non-fitness related.  As I look … Continue reading

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Firecracker 5K Race Recap

Happy Birthday America!  To kickoff our country’s 237th birthday yesterday, Preston and I ran the Firecracker 5K with Team Red White and Blue.  Preston recently joined this organization, which is dedicated to supporting veterans and establishing communities for veterans, their … Continue reading

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Race Goals for Next Week’s Firecracker 5K

Preston and I will be running our third 5K of 2013 next Thursday – the Firecracker 5K with Team Red White and Blue.  Since race proceeds will benefit the USO, I’ve been completing my outdoor runs with the Charity Miles app in support … 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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