Tag Archives: Shamrock Marathon weekend

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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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 8k Recap

Like I shared in my expo recap, I had a migraine come on during our drive down to Virginia Beach Friday evening.  After two doses of medicine, using a cold compress, drinking some ginger ale, and getting some sleep, I … 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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Friday Five – March 20th – Five Things I’m Looking Forward to About Spring

Happy first day of Spring!  And how are we celebrating here in the DC area?  I think this weather forecast map says it all: Yup, that’s right.  We get to spend the day dealing with more of that white stuff. … Continue reading

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My Goals for Sunday’s Shamrock Half Marathon

The weekend of my fourth half marathon is finally here!  My hard work, persistence, and dedication over the past 18 weeks has led me to this race weekend.  To say that I’m excited about heading to Virginia Beach for Shamrock … Continue reading

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Current Countdowns

Yesterday marked Snow Day #2 of the week, and with having President’s Day off on Monday, I’ve spent quite a bit of extra time at home this week.   Between the extra time at home and with so many blogging friends … Continue reading

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My Shamrock Half Marathon Training Plan

5 days from today I’ll kick off my training for my fourth half marathon.  To say I’m excited is a bit of an understatement. Just like with my previous three half marathons, I’ll be utilizing one of Jeff Galloway’s training … Continue reading

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