Tag Archives: running

15 in 2015 Update

Its hard to believe that today is the last day of June.  This year is just flying by!  With this being the halfway point of the year, I wanted to take time to reflect on my big goal for 2015: … Continue reading

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

After a couple of weeks of super hot and super humid weather, we finally got some relief here in Northern Virginia.  By mid-week this past week, the humidity finally broke and the temperature was no longer in the 90s-100s.  It was … Continue reading

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2015 Fit Foodie 5k Weekend Recap

Disclosure: As a Fit Foodie Ambassador, I received a complimentary VIP pass to the weekend’s events.  However, all opinions are my own. If you follow me on Social Media, then you know that this past weekend was a very exciting … Continue reading

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

This past week was more about survival than anything else.  With it being the last week of the school year, things were super busy at school with administering final exams, submitting final grades, and packing up my classroom.  Because of … Continue reading

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Baby Questions Answered

Hi everybody!  Thanks to all of you for all of your words of Congratulations.  Preston and I feel extremely blessed by everybody’s words of excitement about the bundle of joy we’re expecting this Christmas. Many of you have sent texts, private … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training – Week 6

I’m so happy to report that I had yet another successful and productive week of training this past week.  Despite the high heat and humidity, including a couple of days that included Air Quality Alerts from the National Weather Service, … Continue reading

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Tips for Summer Running

Even though summer doesn’t officially start until June 21st, I think its safe to say that summer is definitely here.  Most of us across the country are facing high heat and humidity, which requires an entirely different approach for running … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 5

After a slow start to half marathon training, it feels good to have completed all of my planned workouts this past week.  It was another busy week at school (the end of the year is always crazy!), and we had … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Five Things I Love About Running

This week’s Friday Five theme with the DC Trifecta is in honor of National Running Day.  On Wednesday, I wrote about the reasons why I run, and today I thought it would be fun to share what I love about … Continue reading

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Why Do You Run?

Happy National Running Day everybody!  Today is the day to celebrate why you run, and the fact that you’re physically able to run. My purpose for running has evolved quite a bit since I first started running in March 2013.  I … Continue reading

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