Category Archives: Races

Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend – Day 3 – Wine and Dine 10k

My first race of Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend and Lumiere’s Two Course Challenge was the Wine and Dine 10k.  I had two goals for the race: to take it easy since I had the half marathon the next … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Five Reasons to Donate to RMHC

As I shared back in October, I will be running the Chicago Marathon next October.  Not only will it be my first marathon, but it will also be the first major race that I’m running with a charity team for. … Continue reading

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Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend – Days 0 and 1 – Flying Down and the Expo

I’m so excited to relive all of the excitement from our most recent trip to Disney!  This trip was much different than our past couple of trips, and to the surprise of many, only my second racecation at Disney (3rd if … Continue reading

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My Costumes for Wine and Dine Weekend

Next weekend is a race weekend that I’ve been looking forward to for over a year and a half now: Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend.  I’m extremely excited about this race weekend for a long list of reasons, including … Continue reading

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What I’m Looking Forward to About Wine and Dine Weekend

I had originally planned to share my race costumes today that I’ll be wearing next weekend while I run the inaugural Lumiere’s Two Course Challenge, but I’m still awaiting the arrival of the last piece of one of my costumes. … Continue reading

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My First Marathon Will Be…

I’m excited to announce that in 352 short days I’ll be running my first marathon….. I’m very excited about the idea of training for and running the Chicago Marathon.  I know that the next almost year is going to be quite … Continue reading

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Why Now is a Better Time to Consider Running a Marathon

Back in the spring, I shared why the time wasn’t right for me to run my first marathon.  Since then, I’ve thought a lot about whether there ever will be a “right” time, as well as what my goals as … Continue reading

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My Favorite Friday Five Posts

Today marks the end of an era.  Last week, Courtney, Mar, and Cynthia, also known as the DC Trifecta Bloggers, announced their intention to end the Friday Five linkup.  I’ll admit, I’m a bit disappointed in the decision, though I … Continue reading

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Pushing Myself Outside of My Comfort Zone

Its very easy to get into a routine in many aspects of life, including running.  Its very easy to continually run on the same routes, because no matter how boring it might be, the terrain is predictable and your body … Continue reading

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Two Pieces of Rock ‘n’ Roll News

I just wanted to drop in quickly to share two pieces of Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series news: 1.  My discount code has been updated to include a discount on race registration for the following races.  Use code DANCINGTORUNNING to … Continue reading

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