Tag Archives: Team Red White and Blue

Run As One Recap

As I’ve shared before, Preston and I both belong to Team Red, White & Blue, a veteran’s organization committed to connecting veterans with others and enriching their lives through both physical and social activities.  This past Saturday, Team RWB in conjunction … Continue reading

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Weekly Training Log – Week of April 7th

If your week has been anything like mine, you’ve been finding every way possible to take advantage of absolutely gorgeous weather!  Over the weekend I spent more time outside than inside, and I couldn’t have asked for better weather to … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run Recap

Before I dive into the recap, let me first thank those of you who commented here on the blog, on Facebook and Twitter, and sent me individual e-mails providing support in regards to my corral mishap.  Its clear that CUCB was … Continue reading

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Friday Five – March 14th – Off to the Races

This past week my Twitter feed has been full of fellow runners sharing their anticipation about various races this weekend.  Many people, myself included, will be running their first spring race this weekend.  Its of course fitting that the DC Trifecta … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day 5K Race Recap

I’ll admit, its taken me longer than I would have liked to write this post due to how the race went last Sunday.  Although running shorter distances is generally becoming easier than it was when I first started running back … Continue reading

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Race Goals for Tomorrow’s Veteran’s Day 5K

This weekend many people’s calendars are filled with Veteran’s Day related activities, and ours is of no exception.  Tomorrow morning Preston and I will complete our last 5K of 2013 – the Veteran’s Day 5K with Potomac River Running.  Tomorrow … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Half Marathon Training Log – Week 3

Week 3 of training tested both my mental and physical strength. Although it wasn’t planned, I completed my first back to back days of running. Preston runs every Wednesday evening with Team Red, White and Blue and has been trying … Continue reading

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9/11 Memorial 5K Race Recap

The morning of the 9/11 Memorial 5K, Preston and I had the privilege to greet arriving World War II veterans coming in on honor flights from Florida and Indiana.  To then end the day with a race in honor of … Continue reading

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The Road to 13.1 – My Half Marathon Training Plan

On Saturday morning, Preston and I sat down and plotted out our training plans for January’s Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend.  We spent 90 minutes mapping out our training plan, using Jeff Galloway’s runDisney training plans as a guide for … Continue reading

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Firecracker 5K Race Recap

Happy Birthday America!  To kickoff our country’s 237th birthday yesterday, Preston and I ran the Firecracker 5K with Team Red White and Blue.  Preston recently joined this organization, which is dedicated to supporting veterans and establishing communities for veterans, their … Continue reading

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