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2015 Year in Review

What a year 2015 has been!  At this time a year ago, I never imagined how much my life would change over the course of a year, let alone that I’d be sitting here writing my year end blog post … Continue reading

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Top 5 Posts of 2015

Its hard to believe that there’s only two and a half weeks left in 2015!  If you read my 2015: Year of Running post last week then you already know that I decided to get a head start on my … Continue reading

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2015 Manassas Runway 10k Recap

This past Sunday, the day after running the Jaguar 5k and getting a new 5k PR, I set out to earn a new 10k PR at the Manassas Runway 10k.  I first learned about this race from Jenny, and when … Continue reading

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2015 Jaguar 5k Recap

I went into Saturday’s Jaguar 5k with zero expectations, at least as far as a finish time was concerned.  This race is an annual fundraiser for school athletics at the school that I worked at for the first five years … Continue reading

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2015 Shamrock Half Marathon Recap

I woke up the morning of the half marathon both excited and nervous.  I knew that I had done all that I could during my 18 weeks of training to prepare myself for the race, and based on my long … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 18

What an incredible weekend this past weekend was!  All of my hard work, persistence, and determination paid off yesterday morning, as I PRed by over 10 minutes at the Shamrock Half Marathon!  I can’t wait to recap the half in … Continue reading

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2015 St. Patrick’s Day Double Recap

This past Sunday I ran my first two races of 2015 at the St. Patrick’s Day Double in Downtown DC.  The event kicked off with a 5k at 8:15 a.m. followed by a 10k at 9:00 a.m. 18 hours before … Continue reading

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2014 Year in Review

Is tomorrow really New Year’s Eve?  It feels like 2014 just started!  Its been quite a year, with lots of accomplishments, milestones, and just like last year, lots of changes. January I kicked off 2014 with a whirlwind trip to … Continue reading

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2014 Christmas Town Dash 8k Recap

I couldn’t have chosen a better race to close out my 2014 race year with!  Between it being a well organized race, being somewhat familiar with the course from previous visits to Busch Gardens, and feeling great throughout the race, … Continue reading

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2014 Army Ten Miler Recap

Last Sunday I ran my last major race of 2014: the Army Ten Miler.  This was my second ten miler (my first being the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run back in April), and after a great summer of training for … Continue reading

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