Category Archives: Races

My Goals for This Weekend’s Races

This weekend I will be running not one, not two, but three races.  When I signed up for these races, I never intended to be running these with a PR attempt in mind. On Saturday I will be running the … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Potpourri v. 21

With so much going on right now, I thought it appropriate to do a Potpourri post today. 1.  This past week has been a very long and very trying week.  Little man is sick with a cold, which has resulted … Continue reading

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Friday Five – One Month Countdown!

One month from today is the Chicago Marathon.  One month.  That’s it.  Its so hard to believe that the big goal that I’ve been focusing on for nearly a year is going to be reality in just one short month. … Continue reading

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Friday Five – My Fall Race Calendar

With summer quickly coming to an end, that means that fall is right around the corner.  And one of the highlights for me every fall is the start of race season. There are so many fun races held every fall. … Continue reading

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Sea to Shining Sea Virtual Race Giveaway

Disclaimer: I am not being financially compensated for this post.  All opinions are my own. I’ve participated in a handful of virtual races.  There are a number of reasons that I like participating in them, some of which include: They … Continue reading

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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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