Tag Archives: Rock ‘n’ Roll USA

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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Why My Half Marathons Went As Well As They Did

I’ve been anything but quiet on here about how proud I am of myself for completing two half marathons.  Just over a year ago I hadn’t started running, and now as I contemplate registering for my third, and possibly fourth, … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Half Marathon Recap

Last Saturday I ran my second half marathon.  When I wound up in the hospital two and a half weeks ago, I had no idea if I’d still be able to complete the race.  By the time I was cleared … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Expo

Preston and I kicked off our second Rock ‘n’ Roll race with the expo, which was held at the DC Armory.  In order to avoid the out of town crowd at the expo on Friday, we opted to go Thursday … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Half Marathon Training Log – Week 8

I still can’t believe that yesterday marked one year since I started running.  It certainly has been one crazy and busy year full of lots of highs and lows. This past week was definitely a mix of highs and lows. … Continue reading

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Happy Runiversary!

Today marks one year since I started running.  A year ago I never imagined that running would become such an integral part of my life.  A year ago I never imagined that I’d complete seven 5ks, a three miler, four … Continue reading

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Friday Five – March 14th – Off to the Races

This past week my Twitter feed has been full of fellow runners sharing their anticipation about various races this weekend.  Many people, myself included, will be running their first spring race this weekend.  Its of course fitting that the DC Trifecta … Continue reading

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My Goals for Saturday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Half Marathon

Last night I completed my second run since I was discharged from the hospital.  I completed a 5k on the treadmill, and while it was no where close to my fastest run, it did boost my confidence about my ability … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Half Marathon Training Log – Week 7

Because of what happened during week 6, there’s very little to report from this past week of training in terms of what I physically accomplished.  By the time Tuesday rolled around (which was also Snow Day #2 of the week), … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Half Marathon Training Log – Week 6

This past week did not go as I had planned, let alone hoped, it would go. I was on a training high after week 5.  I successfully completed my 10 mile training run 20 seconds faster than my goal time. … Continue reading

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