Author Archives: Kathryn @ Dancing to Running

Friday Five – Potpourri v. 16

Happy 2nd Day of Fall, everybody!  Although I’m sad to see my favorite season (summer) officially come to an end, I’m excited about all of the fun activities and events that we have on our calendar for this fall.  Between … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Training Log – Week 12

The big day of my 9th half marathon has come and gone, and I’m happy to report that despite the crazy humidity Sunday morning that I still managed to PR!  I didn’t meet any of my race goals, and missed … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Potpourri v. 15

Its been another super crazy and super busy week.  Not only have I had a lot going on both at home and at work, but I also have a big weekend to look forward to. 1.  I’m excited to run … Continue reading

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My Goals for Sunday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon

After a summer filled with lots of sweat, hills, and hard work, I’m ready to take on my ninth half marathon this weekend.  I’m excited to head north and run the streets of Philly for the second time. Last year … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Training Log – Week 11

I really wish that there was a “slow motion” button for life.  With this past week being the first week of school with my students, I felt like I was not only constantly on the move but also moving at … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Five Things I’m Looking Forward to This Fall

The beginning of a new school year means that summer has come to an end and fall has started.  While it was incredible to spend the summer at home with my little man, and share many great memories with him, … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Training Log – Week 10

Like I shared when I reflected on my August goals, this past week was a struggle.  Not only was it my first full week back at school, which resulted in increased exhaustion, but little man is also sick again.  He’s fighting … Continue reading

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September 2016 Monthly Goals

If I’m going to be 100% honest, August went nowhere near as I would have liked when it came to my fitness.  Not only did we have our week long family vacation to Disney World, but while we were there … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Training Log – Week 9

After being sick and away on vacation, it felt great to get back at it with my training.  On Monday I ran for the first time in six days.  Preston and I decided to put little man in the BOB … Continue reading

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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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