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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 3

Although I spent the first half of the week still recovering from a nasty cold, by Wednesday I felt well enough to start working out again.  I hit the gym hard on Thursday, and not only ran but also did … Continue reading

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What Worked During My Last Half Marathon Training…And What I Hope Will Work Again

Life is all about trial and error.  I learned quite a bit while training for my first half marathon, and I learned even more about myself as a runner as I trained for my fourth half marathon.  I spent a … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 2

Unfortunately, this week didn’t go exactly as planned.  Although the week started off great, by Thursday evening I was completely exhausted and could feel a cold coming on.  You know, that tickle in the back of your throat that is … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 1

Wow, what a week!  Although my focus this past week was less on starting half marathon training and more on other exciting things going on, it feels good to officially be back in half marathon training mode again.  I was … Continue reading

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Friday Five – May 8th – Five Reasons I Love Running with My Husband

Its no secret that I love sharing my passion for running with Preston.  After all, it was his completion of his first marathon in January 2013 that inspired me to start running myself.  Although he is starting to cut back … Continue reading

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Weekly Training Log – Week of April 27th

With half marathon training starting today for Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach, I took this past week of training fairly easy.  The shorter and fewer workouts was also partly dictated by it being a busy week at home as we … Continue reading

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2015 Manassas Runway 10k Recap

This past Sunday, the day after running the Jaguar 5k and getting a new 5k PR, I set out to earn a new 10k PR at the Manassas Runway 10k.  I first learned about this race from Jenny, and when … Continue reading

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2015 Jaguar 5k Recap

I went into Saturday’s Jaguar 5k with zero expectations, at least as far as a finish time was concerned.  This race is an annual fundraiser for school athletics at the school that I worked at for the first five years … Continue reading

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Weekly Training Log – Week of April 20th

Wow, what an incredible weekend this past weekend was!  If you follow me on Social Media then you already know why it was such an incredible weekend: I PRed at both Saturday and Sunday’s races!  Never in my wildest dreams … Continue reading

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Weekly Training Log – Week of April 13th

This past week was yet another busy week.  It was the last week of the third quarter, which meant I had lots of students who wanted/needed to work with me after school, which meant I had several long days at … Continue reading

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