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Why My Half Marathons Went As Well As They Did

I’ve been anything but quiet on here about how proud I am of myself for completing two half marathons.  Just over a year ago I hadn’t started running, and now as I contemplate registering for my third, and possibly fourth, … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend – Final Thoughts and Day 6 – Fun at Magic Kingdom

One month ago today I became a half marathoner!  The runner’s high I’ve been on is still going strong, and although I’ve been a little easier on myself in terms of intensity and mileage during my current training cycle for … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend – Day 4 Part 2 – Celebrating My First Half Marathon

After completing my first half marathon, Preston wanted to ensure that my first half was properly celebrated and not overshadowed by his pending completion of the Dopey Challenge the next day. We had initially planned to celebrate with Mom and … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend – Day 4 – My First Half Marathon!

This was the day that all of the hard work, perseverance, and training I had put in was preparing me for: my first half marathon!  Sit tight, because a short recap wouldn’t have done justice for this race! Despite how … Continue reading

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What’s Next?

With each day that passes, its slowly sinking in more and more that I ran my first half marathon on Saturday.  I’m slowly digesting all that I experienced while at Disney World, and am working on putting in words exactly … Continue reading

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I’m A Half Marathoner!

I did it!  On Saturday morning I completed the goal I’ve had my sights on since last March – I ran my first half marathon!  My time down here at Disney World has been an incredible experience, and I’m so … Continue reading

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I’m So Excited and I Just Can’t Hide It!

Marathon weekend officially begins today with the Expo!  After training and focusing on preparing for my first half marathon for so long, its a bit surreal to finally be here at Disney World and in the last stretch before Saturday’s … Continue reading

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My First Half Marathon Is Finally Here!

Its hard to believe that back in March I made the decision to run my first half marathon.  Preston was originally planning to run the Goofy Challenge, but when the Dopey Challenge was introduced in late March Preston decided he had … 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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Let The Taper Begin!

With the big race only 18 days away (15 days until Marathon weekend kicks off with Day 1 of the Expo), its officially time to start tapering!  Its still hasn’t sunk in yet that I ran 13.1 miles on Sunday, … Continue reading

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