Category Archives: Races

2017 Goals – 2nd Quarter Check In

Even though the second quarter of 2017 doesn’t end until Friday, since I reached a mileage milestone for the year last week I figure that its more than okay to go ahead and check in on all of my yearly … Continue reading

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2017 ZOOMA Annapolis Half Marathon Recap

Disclaimer: As a ZOOMA Ambassador I received a complimentary race entry.  As always, all opinions are my own. Last year I had a blast at ZOOMA Annapolis.  It is such a fun, women’s focused, race weekend, but what really makes … Continue reading

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2017 Ringing in Hope 10k Recap

My main motivation behind registering for this year’s Ringing in Hope 10k was the desire to secure a new 10k PR, which would allow me to send a faster proof of time to runDisney for next February’s Princess Half Marathon. … Continue reading

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Let Marathon Training Begin!

Today is a day that I’ve been highly anticipating since back in October when I first registered for the Chicago Marathon: it is the official kickoff to my marathon training!  I have so many thoughts and feelings about starting to … Continue reading

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I’ve Run 50 Races!

Monday was a monumental day.  Not only did I secure a new 10k PR for myself at the Ringing in Hope 10k (which I will recap once I receive my race photos), but it was also the 50th race that … Continue reading

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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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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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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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