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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 13

The theme of this past week was finding a balance between unpacking the house, keeping up with my training schedule, and working on the annual curriculum project that I’ve worked on every year since I started teaching.  My view during … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Weeks 11 and 12

As I mentioned last week, week 11 of my training was pretty much a complete bust.  Between painting our townhouse and packing up our apartment, as well as the move itself, I only had time to train once. Tues 7/8 … Continue reading

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A Year Ago I Ran My First 10k!

A year ago on Monday marked my 10k anniversary.  On July 14, 2013 I ran my first 10k, the Biggest Loser 10k, here in DC.  It was the first time that I ran a race of a distance further than … Continue reading

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2014 Firecracker 5k Recap

Last Friday, I ran my seventh race of the year, and my second repeat race.  Just like last year, Preston and I ran the Firecracker 5k with Team RWB on the 4th of July as a way to help raise funds for … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 10

Phew, what a week its been!  Thanks to everybody for your words of congratulations here on the blog, as well as on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.  Between closing on our new house, scrubbing the house from top to bottom, starting … Continue reading

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My Goals for Friday’s Firecracker 5k

Call us crazy, but Preston and I will be running a race Friday morning.  Why yes, we’re scheduled to close on our new house this afternoon, but we can’t pass up the opportunity to kick off the July 4th holiday with … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 9

Wahoo, I’m officially halfway through this training cycle!  Overall, this has been a very successful training cycle thus far, and I’m only 5.5 miles away from meeting my June mileage goal.  With today being the last day of the month, … Continue reading

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Hello Summer Vacation, So Glad That You’re Finally Here!

For awhile I thought that today would never get here!  But it has, and I’m so excited since today is the long awaited last day of school for the year!  After 11 snow days and numerous two hour delays, our … Continue reading

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

What a week its been!  I’ve had so much going on – my school’s graduation was Wednesday evening, I’ve been very successful in keeping up with my training, and we started packing this weekend for our move into our new … Continue reading

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