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2016 Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Recap

Disclaimer: As a Rock ‘n’ Blogger I received a complimentary global tour pass, which I used for entry into this race.  I also received complimentary VIP access.  As always, all opinions are my own. Summer training is hard, and each … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Training Log – Week 12

The big day of my 9th half marathon has come and gone, and I’m happy to report that despite the crazy humidity Sunday morning that I still managed to PR!  I didn’t meet any of my race goals, and missed … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Training Log – Week 11

I really wish that there was a “slow motion” button for life.  With this past week being the first week of school with my students, I felt like I was not only constantly on the move but also moving at … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Training Log – Week 10

Like I shared when I reflected on my August goals, this past week was a struggle.  Not only was it my first full week back at school, which resulted in increased exhaustion, but little man is also sick again.  He’s fighting … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Training Log – Week 9

After being sick and away on vacation, it felt great to get back at it with my training.  On Monday I ran for the first time in six days.  Preston and I decided to put little man in the BOB … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Training Log – Weeks 7 and 8

What a roller coaster of a two weeks its been!  The past two weeks have been filled with lots of highs, a bit of stress as we got ready for vacation, an incredible vacation at Disney World, but sadly included little … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Training Log – Week 6

This week marked the halfway point in my 12 weeks of training for Rock ‘n’ Roll Philly.  After completing a nine mile run on Saturday, I’m feeling pretty confident in my preparation for next month’s race, which is an especially … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Training Log – Week 5

Thank goodness this past week was a cut back week for my training mileage.  Outside of training, it was quite a busy week.  On Thursday, I finished up my summer curriculum project.  Though my work over the past three weeks … Continue reading

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How I’m Staying Motivated to Train During the Summer

Two weeks ago I shared tips for summer training.  No matter how many things you do in order to make training during the summer more bearable, even the best athletes find it difficult to stay motivated to train during the … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Training Log – Week 4

If my silence here on the blog for the past week is any indication, this past week was extremely busy.  Not only was it the second week of my curriculum project (this coming week is my last week that I’ll … Continue reading

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