Tag Archives: Shamrock Half Marathon

2015 Year in Review

What a year 2015 has been!  At this time a year ago, I never imagined how much my life would change over the course of a year, let alone that I’d be sitting here writing my year end blog post … Continue reading

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Top 5 Posts of 2015

Its hard to believe that there’s only two and a half weeks left in 2015!  If you read my 2015: Year of Running post last week then you already know that I decided to get a head start on my … Continue reading

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Running Survey

Remember back in the 1990s when personal surveys went around by e-mail like wildfire?  It was such a fun way to get to know more about friends.  When I read the answers to a recent running survey that both Sue … Continue reading

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2015: My Year of Running

2015 has been an absolutely incredible, and life changing year.  I accomplished so much when it came to my running, and even though I usually wait until later in the month to start sharing my end of year posts, given … Continue reading

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15 in 2015 Update #2

You may recall that my big fitness goal for the year is to complete 15 races.  So far this year I’ve crossed the finish line of 13 races: St. Patrick’s Day Double (5k followed by 10k) Shamrock 8k Shamrock Half … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Favorite Races and Medals

Its always fun to sit in our office and look up at our medal display, which we put together last fall.  As I look at our medal display, I think back on many wonderful memories of incredible achievements at past races. … Continue reading

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15 in 2015 Update

Its hard to believe that today is the last day of June.  This year is just flying by!  With this being the halfway point of the year, I wanted to take time to reflect on my big goal for 2015: … Continue reading

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2015 Shamrock Half Marathon Recap

I woke up the morning of the half marathon both excited and nervous.  I knew that I had done all that I could during my 18 weeks of training to prepare myself for the race, and based on my long … Continue reading

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2015 Shamrock Marathon Weekend Expo

Shamrock Marathon Weekend kicked off this past Friday.  I took Friday off from work in order to still fit in an appointment with the chiropractor before getting on the road to Virginia Beach.  Kathleen also flew into DC Friday morning, … Continue reading

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Shamrock Half Marathon Training Log – Week 18

What an incredible weekend this past weekend was!  All of my hard work, persistence, and determination paid off yesterday morning, as I PRed by over 10 minutes at the Shamrock Half Marathon!  I can’t wait to recap the half in … Continue reading

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