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2014 Army Ten Miler Recap

Last Sunday I ran my last major race of 2014: the Army Ten Miler.  This was my second ten miler (my first being the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run back in April), and after a great summer of training for … Continue reading

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Weekly Training Log – Week of October 13th

Its been quite awhile since I haven’t been “in training” for a race.  Since the end of April to be exact.  My body and mind were definitely ready for the break, and I allowed myself the rest that I needed … Continue reading

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Friday Five – October 17th – Five More Favorite Running Songs

Last month I shared my five favorite running songs.  My list of five classics have always been on my playlist, no matter how many times I’ve changed it.  So when I saw that this week’s theme for the Friday Five … Continue reading

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Army Ten Miler Training Log – Week 6

And just like that, I’m no longer in training!  I tried to take it as easy as I could this past week, so that my legs were as rested as they could be for yesterday’s race.  It was another busy … Continue reading

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Army Ten Miler Training Log – Week 5

Its officially race week!  Its a bit surreal to think that at the end of this week that I’ll be running my big fall race!  Since the end of April I’ve been in training for a major race (first Rock … Continue reading

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2014 Clarendon Day 10k Recap

Just one week after PRing at the Dulles Day 10k on the Runway, and another seven days after dealing with being sick, I headed to the start line of the Clarendon Day 10k.  I only ran once in the week … Continue reading

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2014 Dulles Day 10k on the Runway Recap

This race was one of those experiences that I’ll never forget. Last Saturday, Preston and I ran the Dulles Day 10k on the Runway.  After running the 5k last year, I was very excited when I found out that a … Continue reading

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Army Ten Miler Training Log – Week 4

As most of you know, the first half of this week was very uneventful in regards to my training.  After being sick for almost a week, I finally went to the doctor on Tuesday.  After a negative strep test, the … Continue reading

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Army Ten Miler Training Log – Week 3

After more great weeks of training than I can count, I knew that I was bound to face a training set back.  Unfortunately, that happened this week, as I came down with my first cold of the school year.  This … Continue reading

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Friday Five – September 19th – My Five Favorite Running Songs

Music has always played a huge role in my fitness activities.  With dancing, music set the tone for each of my dances.  With running, I find that music helps me to stay focused, especially during difficult runs.  If I’m struggling, … Continue reading

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