Author Archives: Kathryn @ Dancing to Running

Friday Five – Five Highlights from My Summer

Hard to believe, but today marks my first full day back at school.  Although I’ve had various planning meetings with coworkers this week, my 2016-2017 contract starts today.  Yes, its quite unusual that we’re starting on a Friday this year, … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Training Log – Weeks 7 and 8

What a roller coaster of a two weeks its been!  The past two weeks have been filled with lots of highs, a bit of stress as we got ready for vacation, an incredible vacation at Disney World, but sadly included little … Continue reading

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Friday Five – We’re Off On Our Disney Adventure!

One year ago on August 21st, Preston and I found out little man’s gender.  We traveled to Disney World and St. Pete’s Beach for our babymoon, and on our first full day of vacation did a gender reveal with Mickey … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Training Log – Week 6

This week marked the halfway point in my 12 weeks of training for Rock ‘n’ Roll Philly.  After completing a nine mile run on Saturday, I’m feeling pretty confident in my preparation for next month’s race, which is an especially … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Potpourri v. 15

My apologies for the late post this morning.  Now that its August and I’ll be headed back to school before I know it I’m trying to soak up as much time as I can with little man.  That means less … Continue reading

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August 2016 Monthly Goals

Confession time: I completely forgot about one of my July goals after I wrote my goals out.  100% completely forgot about it.  Not because I wanted to, but there were more important things on my mind.  July was an incredibly … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Training Log – Week 5

Thank goodness this past week was a cut back week for my training mileage.  Outside of training, it was quite a busy week.  On Thursday, I finished up my summer curriculum project.  Though my work over the past three weeks … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Happy 5th Anniversary to My Husband

Five years ago tomorrow, Preston and I said “I do.”  The past five years have flown by, as we’ve kept ourselves quite busy and experienced and seen quite a bit together as husband and wife. Our first year of marriage included … Continue reading

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How I’m Staying Motivated to Train During the Summer

Two weeks ago I shared tips for summer training.  No matter how many things you do in order to make training during the summer more bearable, even the best athletes find it difficult to stay motivated to train during the … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Training Log – Week 4

If my silence here on the blog for the past week is any indication, this past week was extremely busy.  Not only was it the second week of my curriculum project (this coming week is my last week that I’ll … Continue reading

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