Author Archives: Kathryn @ Dancing to Running

My Must-Haves for the Healthy and Organized Traveler

Disclaimer: This post includes affiliate links. Next week little man and I will be headed to Illinois for among other things a visit with my family.  Unfortunately, my husband is unable to join us for this trip because of work.  … Continue reading

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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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