Category Archives: Races

Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend – Day 5 – Final Thoughts and Fun at Epcot

Its hard to believe that its already been more than two months since we returned home from our Wine and Dine racecation.  We had an absolute blast at Disney with little man and my father-in-law, and it was exciting to … Continue reading

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What the Running Community is All About

As many of you have heard by now, runDisney had to make a difficult decision last week: to cancel Saturday’s Disney World Half Marathon due to forecasted thunderstorms before and during the race.  My heart sank when I heard the news … Continue reading

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Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend – Day 4 – Post Half Marathon Fun

We last left off with Preston and I having crossed the finish line of my 10th half marathon.  After arriving back at our hotel, Art of Animation, we took little man to the pool for a short while.  The cool water … Continue reading

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Goals for 2017

Happy 2017!!!  Everybody told me that once you add a child to your life that time will fly by faster than you could have ever imagined, and boy was that true last year.  It felt like every time I blinked … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Five Possible Races to Run in 2017

The only two races that I’m currently registered for are the Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Half Marathon in March and the Chicago Marathon in October.  Even though much of my focus in 2017 will be on training to run my … Continue reading

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Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend – Day 4 – Wine and Dine Half Marathon

Preston and I went into this race with high hopes and a lot of anticipation.  We originally registered for last year’s race in March 2015, found out about a month and a half later that we were pregnant with little … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Potpourri v. 17

This has been quite an exciting week, and the coming weeks will be just as exciting.  What’s been going on and what’s coming up? 1.  On Tuesday the results from the Chicago Marathon lottery were posted.  I didn’t have to … Continue reading

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2016: My Year of Running

Wow, 2016 was quite an exciting year!  This past year has been filled with lots of running, particularly motivated by my goal to get back to my pre-pregnancy shape.  In the process of working towards reaching that goal, I also … Continue reading

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Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend – Day 3 – Little Man’s Diaper Dash!

After arriving back at the hotel after the 10k and quickly showering, we headed over to Wide World of Sports, where the kids’ races were held.  We decided for ease to arrive early and eat an early lunch at the … Continue reading

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Factors to Consider When Choosing the Right Race(s) For You

Now that the fall running season has come to a close, many runners are now focusing on their 2017 race calendars.  With an infinite number of race options out there, its easy to become overwhelmed when choosing which race(s) to … Continue reading

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