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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 10

Just when I thought Shamrock training was going really well (almost too well, maybe that thought caused me to jinx myself), I faced a huge setback this past week.  Remember last February when I wound up in the hospital?  No, … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 9

How am I really already halfway through my Shamrock Half Marathon training?  It feels like I just started training for this race!  Its hard to believe how quickly time is flying by, and how soon my fourth half marathon will … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 8

What a crazy week its been!  And I don’t mean crazy in the sense of how busy I was (although I was busy), I mean crazy in the sense of the weather!  Tuesday we were supposed to get 1-2 inches … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 7

After this past week, all I can say is thank goodness for being on Winter Break!  By the time we got back from our Christmas vacation last Sunday night, my cold had worsened and I felt absolutely miserable.  I was … Continue reading

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15 in 2015…and Some Big News!

Happy 2015 everybody!  Today is a day that many traditionally set their resolutions for the new year. I don’t like using the word “resolutions” though, as I don’t like to think that I am committing to accomplishing something for the … Continue reading

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2014 Year in Review

Is tomorrow really New Year’s Eve?  It feels like 2014 just started!  Its been quite a year, with lots of accomplishments, milestones, and just like last year, lots of changes. January I kicked off 2014 with a whirlwind trip to … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Weeks 5 and 6

I’m back, and it feels so good to be back here on the blog!  While it was good to take a much needed vacation from blogging, work, and life in general, I feel very refreshed and am eager to catch … Continue reading

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My Year of Running

Its incredible to look back and think about all that I’ve accomplished this year!  At this time last year, I was training for my first half marathon, and now I’ve crossed the finish line of three half marathons, as well … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 4

This past week was another very successful week of training!  I was able to maintain a sub 10:00 min/mile during both of my weekday runs, and then I PRed during my long training run over the weekend.  Combine that with … Continue reading

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2014 Christmas Town Dash 8k Recap

I couldn’t have chosen a better race to close out my 2014 race year with!  Between it being a well organized race, being somewhat familiar with the course from previous visits to Busch Gardens, and feeling great throughout the race, … Continue reading

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