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My Year of Running

Its incredible to look back and think about all that I’ve accomplished this year!  At this time last year, I was training for my first half marathon, and now I’ve crossed the finish line of three half marathons, as well … 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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Another 100 Miles Completed for Charity Miles

Throughout the spring, summer, and fall of 2013 I frequently talked about my participation with Charity Miles to run and walk miles in order to raise money for various charities.  Because the majority of my miles throughout the late fall … 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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Ten Days Until I Walk for Tammy

Almost two months ago, one of my high school classmates posted on Facebook a link to her fundraising page for the St. Jude Give Thanks Walk.  When I saw her post, I immediately knew who she was walking for and … 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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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Mini Marathon Race Recap

Hot, humid, and sweaty was the theme of this race. I’m quickly realizing why summer is not a runner’s friend, and last Sunday’s race in Virginia Beach confirmed my feelings. We kicked off race weekend on Saturday morning with a … Continue reading

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Remember Why You Started

Originally posted on Everyday Power Blog:
Our greatest success will come when we can stay focused on our goal in the face of any and all obstacles. Happy Friday World!

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Race Goals for Sunday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Mini Marathon

At this time tomorrow, Preston and I will be in Virginia Beach. Not only will we be celebrating the end of summer with a long weekend at the beach, but we’ll both be running in Sunday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia … Continue reading

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Running for Tammy

Next weekend, Preston and I will be in Virginia Beach for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half and Mini Marathons.  Preston will be running the half marathon, and I’ll be running the mini marathon (aka 5K).  Not only am … Continue reading

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