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My Love/Hate Relationship with Summer Running

There’s no nice way to say it: summer running is hard!  I’ve trained for half marathons over the summer before, but with me being in the midst of training for my first full marathon this summer, I have found running … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 6

On October 8th I will be running the Chicago Marathon as a member of Team Ronald McDonald House Charities.  Please consider visiting my fundraising page and supporting this worthy cause.  Thanks! This past week was another incredibly active, busy, and productive one. … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Training Log – Weeks 4 and 5

On October 8th I will be running the Chicago Marathon as a member of Team Ronald McDonald House Charities.  Please consider visiting my fundraising page and supporting this worthy cause.  Thanks! The past two weeks have been incredibly busy, as well as … 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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Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 3

On October 8th I will be running the Chicago Marathon as a member of Team Ronald McDonald House Charities.  Please consider visiting my fundraising page and supporting this worthy cause.  Thanks! Another busy week has come and gone, but despite … 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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Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 2

On October 8th I will be running the Chicago Marathon as a member of Team Ronald McDonald House Charities.  Please consider visiting my fundraising page and supporting this worthy cause.  Thanks! Week 2 of marathon training was just as, if … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Where I’m Looking Forward to Running this Summer

Running during the summer is far from easy, and I was very much reminded of that this past week.  On Monday, I had to cut my training run short because of the heat.  My body had a very difficult time … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 1

As you may recall, the Chicago Marathon will be my first full marathon.  I decided to make training for and running my first marathon about more than just the physical running, and will be running Chicago as a member of … 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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