Author Archives: Kathryn @ Dancing to Running

My Goals for Monday’s Ringing in Hope 10k

After registering for the Princess Half Marathon and Glass Slipper Challenge, which I will be running in February, I knew that I wanted to attempt at least once to improve my 10k personal record.  Because runDisney allows for runners to … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Current Countdowns

May is always exciting for so many reasons.  Not only does it mean that the end of the school year is in sight, but it also means that summer is right around the corner.  As usual, our summer is going … Continue reading

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The Emotional Roller Coaster of Losing Weight

Loosing weight is far from easy.  It takes determination, focus, sacrifice, and lots of hard work. One of my May goals is to loose four pounds.  In the past, when I have sought to shed a couple of pounds, it … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Tips for the Busy Mom Who Wants to Be Healthy and Active

Being a mom is hard work.  Regardless of if you stay home full time, or work full time like I do, its difficult to balance everything and still find time to live a healthy and active lifestyle.  People often ask … Continue reading

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Just Do What’s Expected of You, Revisited

Last year, in the aftermath of the news about a runner who gave her Boston Marathon bib to a friend because she was unable to run the race, I discussed a topic that I am passionate about: cheating.  It seems that … Continue reading

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2017 Loudoun Half Marathon Recap

After extreme cold contributed to a very disappointing race day at Rock ‘n’ Roll DC back in March, I was hoping and praying that the weather would be much more favorable for my redemption race, the Loudoun Half Marathon.  In … Continue reading

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May 2017 Goals

April was an absolutely incredible month.  Not only did it include a week long family vacation to Florida, but I was also incredibly active and spent quite a bit of time outside taking advantage of unseasonably warm weather here in … Continue reading

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Princess Half, Here We Come!

So this happened yesterday: As an annual passholder, I was able to take advantage of early registration yesterday for Princess Half Marathon weekend.  My friend Kathleen and I have been talking about a girls weekend at Disney World for this … Continue reading

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What’s Next?

On Sunday I crossed the finish line of my spring redemption race, the Loudoun Half Marathon.  I’m still working on putting my recap together and searching through the over 7,500 photos that were taken at the race to find decent … Continue reading

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Loudoun Half Marathon Training Log – Week 6

Even though this past week was race week, I was very determined to be quite active.  With several beautiful weather days, I wanted to be outside as much as I could.  Yes, the Loudoun Half Marathon was my redemption race … Continue reading

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