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Race Goals for Next Week’s Firecracker 5K

Preston and I will be running our third 5K of 2013 next Thursday – the Firecracker 5K with Team Red White and Blue.  Since race proceeds will benefit the USO, I’ve been completing my outdoor runs with the Charity Miles app in support … Continue reading

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In Competition with Myself

I’m still coming off of Monday’s high of having run my first 5K without any walking.  Throughout my run I kept telling myself “I can do this.”  Without a doubt, giving myself a pep talk throughout Monday’s run is what … Continue reading

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Learn From the Journey and You Will Make It to the End

As my friend Robert told me yesterday, “The journey has its bumps along the way.  Learn from the journey and you will make it to the end.” His words resonate loudly.  Robert’s words remained in the foreground as I read what … Continue reading

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Staying Positive While Injured, Part 2

In Wednesday’s post I explained how I’m focusing on positive thinking while dealing with my currently sprained ankle.  One of the blogs I follow, My Everyday Power Blog, posted thoughts last week on Winning vs. Losing mindsets.  And while many … Continue reading

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Staying Positive While Injured

Its inevitable that those who work out and train to run races will at some point face an injury. I’m currently facing the reality that so many runners also face – a sprained ankle. Throughout all my years dancing I’ve … Continue reading

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