Tag Archives: motivation

Why Do You Run?

Often times when I discuss my passion for running, I’m often met with the response of, “You’re crazy!”  Many people think that I’m absolutely nuts to have put myself on this running journey, and often gasp when they hear that … Continue reading

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How Will You Stayed Motivated During the Holidays?

If you follow me on Instagram then you probably have noticed that I’m currently participating in a handful of challenges.  But the photo challenges aren’t the only ones that I’m participating in.  What challenges am I currently participating in? Run Stretch … 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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November 2014 Monthly Goals

Happy Halloween everybody!  Preston and I are excited to experience another first as new homeowners tonight – passing out candy to trick or treaters.  We’re not sure how Riley is going to react to the constant opening and closing of … 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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October 2014 Monthly Goals

I feel like every month just flies by faster and faster!  Between kicking off the start of another new school year, running three races, and battling my first illness of the school year, September just flew by!  As I shared … Continue reading

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Army Ten Miler Training Log – Week 2

After a great first week of training, this past week has been even more incredible!  For many reasons, I’ve felt like I’ve been on cloud nine. My dad was in the DC area for work for, and we were able to … Continue reading

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Army Ten Miler Training Log – Week 1

The day after I crossed the finish line of Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach, training officially began for the Army Ten Miler.  You may recall that last year I volunteered at the finish line handing out finishers’ coins, and I’m … Continue reading

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September 2014 Monthly Goals

Where did August go?  I feel like I just wrote my August goals, and now its time to reflect on them and write my September ones!  Having run two big races last month – the Leesburg 20k two weeks ago … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 15

This past week was full of so many wonderful things, some of them training related, some of them not, but I think the pictures I posted on Instagram this past week pretty well sum up the great week I had! … Continue reading

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