Author Archives: Kathryn @ Dancing to Running

Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 6

On October 7th I will be running the Chicago Marathon as a member of Team Ronald McDonald House Charities.  Please consider visiting my fundraising page and supporting this worthy cause.  Thanks! The summer heat and humidity was most certainly present last week.  … Continue reading

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2018 Goals – Midyear Check In

Its hard to believe it, but 2018 is already half over.  It feels like I just wrote my 2018 goals, and here I sit reflecting on my progress halfway through the year. 1.  Log 1,200 miles. Progress Report: B+ As … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 5

On October 7th I will be running the Chicago Marathon as a member of Team Ronald McDonald House Charities.  Please consider visiting my fundraising page and supporting this worthy cause.  Thanks! The theme of last week’s training was challenging.  Not only is … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 4

On October 7th I will be running the Chicago Marathon as a member of Team Ronald McDonald House Charities.  Please consider visiting my fundraising page and supporting this worthy cause.  Thanks! If I had to choose a theme song for this past … Continue reading

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July 2018 Goals

Like I’ve shared a couple of times, May was a very challenging month for me.  One of the big reasons why it was as challenging as it was was due to the fact that I didn’t set any goals to … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 3

On October 7th I will be running the Chicago Marathon as a member of Team Ronald McDonald House Charities.  Please consider visiting my fundraising page and supporting this worthy cause.  Thanks! After falling during my long run last Saturday, my focus this … Continue reading

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Copycat Panera Strawberry Poppyseed Chicken Salad

On Wednesday, my sister, little man, and I took a trip to a local orchard where we picked blueberries.  We came home with over four and a half pounds of some of the freshest blueberries that I’ve ever tasted.  Naturally, … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 2

On October 7th I will be running the Chicago Marathon as a member of Team Ronald McDonald House Charities.  Please consider visiting my fundraising page and supporting this worthy cause.  Thanks! Marathon training is quite the roller coaster: a roller coaster of … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 1

On October 7th I will be running the Chicago Marathon as a member of Team Ronald McDonald House Charities.  Please consider visiting my fundraising page and supporting this worthy cause.  Thanks! This past week marked the start of my Chicago Marathon training.  … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Lessons I Learned Last Year During Marathon Training

One of the many benefits of this blog is being able to journal about my running journey and then being able to look back at what I wrote.  Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been taking some time to … Continue reading

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