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2014 Leesburg 20k Recap

Sunday’s race is one that I won’t forget for a long time.  It was an incredible experience, a race that I felt strong and powerful during, and one that I’ll definitely be returning to. Most people dread long runs during … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 16

This week was another fabulous week of training!  I’ve been working hard, and I’ve really seeing my hard work pay off lately!  If you follow me on Social Media then it should be of no surprise that the highlight of … Continue reading

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My Goals for Sunday’s Leesburg 20k

The main reason I registered for this Sunday’s Leesburg 20k is because the timing of the race fits my half marathon training plan perfectly.  My training plan calls for me to run 14 miles this weekend, and its my last long … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 15

This past week was full of so many wonderful things, some of them training related, some of them not, but I think the pictures I posted on Instagram this past week pretty well sum up the great week I had! … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 14

Another busy week has come to an end!  I spent the week working on the second half of my annual summer curriculum project, and more importantly, Preston and I celebrated our third anniversary!  Our anniversary was on Wednesday, and to … Continue reading

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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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