Tag Archives: Jaguar 5K

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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2014 Jaguar 5k Recap

This past Saturday, I ran my first repeat race, the Jaguar 5k.  This race is an annual athletics fundraiser for Falls Church High School, the school I taught at for the first five years of my teaching career.  I went … Continue reading

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Weekly Training Log – Week of April 21st

This past week was jam packed and filled to the brim with lots of activity.  Although I didn’t work out as much as I had hoped to, I certainly can’t think of any other time this past week that I … Continue reading

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Friday Five – April 25th

Happy Friday everybody!  Its been an exciting week, filled with lots of gorgeous Spring sunshine, which always seems to make the week fly by faster but also feel more generally positive.  There’s so many exciting things to share with you from … Continue reading

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My Goals for Saturday’s Jaguar 5k

This Saturday I’ll experience another first in my running: I’ll complete a race that I’ve previously run.  Saturday I’ll be running the Jaguar 5k, which is an annual athletics fundraiser for Falls Church High School, the school I taught at … Continue reading

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So Many Races to Consider!

Since I started running almost a year ago, I’ve come to realize that I need to have an upcoming race to train for in order to be motivated to run. This is one of the many reasons that I’m determined … 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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Jaguar 5K Recap

Its official – I’ve completed my first race in my preparation to run my first half marathon! Yesterday, Preston and I ran the Jaguar 5K, which is an annual race to help raise funds for school athletics at Falls Church … Continue reading

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Running for Charity Miles

Since I started running about six weeks ago, I’ve been searching for a way to allow my training and race miles to assist those in need.  Although many of the country’s major races allow you to support a charity through the raising … Continue reading

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Why Running Now?

As I’ve shared my news to start running with my parents and close friends, I’ve often received the question, “Why now?” in response. This question is difficult to answer with a simple one sentence response, as it is a build … Continue reading

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