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Another 100 Miles Completed for Charity Miles

Throughout the spring, summer, and fall of 2013 I frequently talked about my participation with Charity Miles to run and walk miles in order to raise money for various charities.  Because the majority of my miles throughout the late fall … 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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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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Electric Run DC Race Recap

Last Friday evening, Preston and I had the privilege to participate in the Electric Run DC. For those who haven’t heard about the Electric Run series, its an untimed running event where you run while glowing in the dark.  Its … Continue reading

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Race Goals for Tonight’s 9/11 Memorial Run

Tonight Preston and I will be running our third race of the week.  Yes, I said it – third!  My first week of school with my new students has been bookended with races – the Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach … Continue reading

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100 Miles Completed for Charity Miles

Back in April, I happened across Charity Miles and made the decision to train not only for the benefit of my own training progression, but also as a way to assist those in need.  Because Charity Miles is GPS activated, only … 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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Race Goals for Next Week’s Firecracker 5K

Preston and I will be running our third 5K of 2013 next Thursday – the Firecracker 5K with Team Red White and Blue.  Since race proceeds will benefit the USO, I’ve been completing my outdoor runs with the Charity Miles app in support … Continue reading

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Semper Fi 5K Recap

Yesterday on Armed Forces Day Preston and I ran our 2nd 5k of 2013 – the Semper Fi 5K.  This was a fitting way for us to honor the men and women who serve in the military, especially since Preston … Continue reading

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Running for Charity Miles

Since I started running about six weeks ago, I’ve been searching for a way to allow my training and race miles to assist those in need.  Although many of the country’s major races allow you to support a charity through the raising … Continue reading

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