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2014 Arlington Police, Fire & Sheriff 9/11 Memorial 5k Recap

Six days after running my third half marathon I ran another race: the Arlington Police, Fire & Sheriff Memorial 5k.  Although my legs still felt heavy the morning of the race, I decided to at least attempt to run it, especially … Continue reading

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Army Ten Miler Training Log – Week 2

After a great first week of training, this past week has been even more incredible!  For many reasons, I’ve felt like I’ve been on cloud nine. My dad was in the DC area for work for, and we were able to … Continue reading

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2014 Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Recap

Ten days ago I ran the race that I spent all summer training for.  After having attended the expo the morning before the race, and then having spent the afternoon relaxing on the beach, I went to bed very anxious … Continue reading

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Army Ten Miler Training Log – Week 1

The day after I crossed the finish line of Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach, training officially began for the Army Ten Miler.  You may recall that last year I volunteered at the finish line handing out finishers’ coins, and I’m … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 18

What a fabulous week, but more importantly weekend, its been!  Between officially going back to work last Monday and having a very productive teacher back to work week, and then topping off the week with an incredible weekend down in … Continue reading

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My Goals for Sunday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon

Its a bit surreal to think that at this time next week I will have run my third half marathon.  A year ago, I was just getting ready to start training for my first half marathon.  What a year its … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 17

This past week was my first week of tapering.  While some runners often find it difficult to taper, especially mentally since they think they need to run more, I definitely didn’t face a mental struggle this past week.  I attribute … Continue reading

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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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