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Friday Five – December 19th – Christmas Traditions

This week’s Friday Five theme with the DC Trifecta is Holiday Traditions.  Since Preston and I got married, we have yet to spend one Christmas at our own home, and this year is no different.  With our families in two … Continue reading

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Friday Five – December 12th

Wow, what a crazy week its been!  Yesterday at work I really started to feel the stress and time crunch of only having one week left until Winter Break.  On top of that, we have a lot going on at … Continue reading

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Friday Five – December 5th – Holiday Travel Edition

Happy Friday everybody!  With this week’s theme being Friday Favorites, us now being in the midst of the holiday season, and with Preston and I having flown to Illinois last week for Thanksgiving and us flying to Disney World in another 14 … Continue reading

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Friday Five – November 21st

Is Thanksgiving really next week?  It feels like fall just started, but it also feels like we just skipped over fall, especially since we experienced winter like temperatures for part of the week. This past week has been super busy, and … Continue reading

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Friday Five – November 14th – Cold Weather Running Tips

Its hard to believe how quickly its gotten cold outside!  Hearing about how much snow that areas of the country have gotten, and seeing images of sleet and snow on the DC area weather report last night makes me a … Continue reading

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Friday Five – November 7th – Five Ways to Stay on Track During the Holidays

We’re nearing the time of year where staying on track with fitness goals is often difficult.  Between family gatherings, holiday parties, and delicious holiday treats, it is often easy to sway away from our fitness goals.  This year I’ll be … Continue reading

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Friday Five – October 24th – Five Reasons to Run a Half Marathon

Did you see the Wall Street Journal’s article this week about half marathons setting record breaking numbers in terms of the number of people running them, especially women?  Not surprisingly, the article highlights popular race series, including runDisney and Rock ‘n’ … Continue reading

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Friday Five – October 17th – Five More Favorite Running Songs

Last month I shared my five favorite running songs.  My list of five classics have always been on my playlist, no matter how many times I’ve changed it.  So when I saw that this week’s theme for the Friday Five … Continue reading

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Friday Five – October 10th

It still hasn’t quite sunk in yet that I’m running my big fall race in just two days!  Maybe that’s partly because I’m not currently registered for another goal race after the Army Ten Miler, but I’m hoping to commit … Continue reading

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Friday Five – October 3rd – Sources of Inspiration

Even though running is very much an individual sport, it takes a community to help one another stay motivated and focused on our training.  For me, I turn to a number of sources for my inspiration. 1.  Social media One … Continue reading

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