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Let The Training for Half #3 Begin!

Believe it or not, I’m officially in training for half marathon #3!  Yesterday marked the first day of my 18 week training plan for Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach.  After utilizing Jeff Galloway’s beginner training plan for my first half, the Disney … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run Recap

Before I dive into the recap, let me first thank those of you who commented here on the blog, on Facebook and Twitter, and sent me individual e-mails providing support in regards to my corral mishap.  Its clear that CUCB was … 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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Parallels Between Dancing and Running

Yesterday the Runner’s World website featured an article about Joffrey Ballet dancer Fabrice Calmels.  Joffrey Ballet is to the dance world as Nike and Bart Yasso are to the running world.  You hear Joffrey, or any of the other highly … Continue reading

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FAQs from Readers

Several of you have been asking me several of the same questions, and instead of continuing to answer the same question multiple times, I thought it might be time to put together a FAQ post for all of you.  So … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend – Final Thoughts and Day 6 – Fun at Magic Kingdom

One month ago today I became a half marathoner!  The runner’s high I’ve been on is still going strong, and although I’ve been a little easier on myself in terms of intensity and mileage during my current training cycle for … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend – Day 4 – My First Half Marathon!

This was the day that all of the hard work, perseverance, and training I had put in was preparing me for: my first half marathon!  Sit tight, because a short recap wouldn’t have done justice for this race! Despite how … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Half Marathon Training Log – Week 15

After feeling run down during much of week 14, I knew that I wanted to play it a bit safer during this past week of training.  Since I had an 11.5 mile run planned for over the weekend, I only … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Half Marathon Training Log – Week 13

I’m beyond happy with all that I accomplished during this past week of training!  Not only did I successfully stay on track with my training during Thanksgiving, but I also completed my first double digit run! The first part of … Continue reading

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