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Princess Half Marathon Training Log – Week 4

What a week, especially when it came to the weather.  I started the week off with yet another snow day, after having had snow days on both Thursday and Friday the previous week.  When we finally returned to school on … Continue reading

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Princess Half Marathon Training Log – Week 3

This past week was a very interesting week.  With New Year’s Day on Monday, I headed back to work on Tuesday.  Tuesday and Wednesday were regular school days, with the only exception being that everybody was watching the weather.  Overnight … Continue reading

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Princess Half Marathon Training Log – Weeks 1 and 2

After taking just over two months off from official training after the Chicago Marathon, I kicked off Princess Half Marathon training back on Monday, December 18th.  By starting my training on the 18th, it’ll give me 10 weeks to prepare … Continue reading

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Top 5 Posts of 2017

Its always fun to look back at the end of the year, and one of my favorite end of the year posts is always my “Top 5 Posts” of the year.  What were the most popular posts in 2017 on … Continue reading

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What I Learned from Training for and Running My First Marathon

Since crossing the Chicago Marathon finish line almost three weeks ago, I’ve been doing a lot of reflection on what went well, as well as what didn’t, in preparing for as well as running my first marathon. 1.  Marathon training … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 18

Well I did it, I ran my first marathon!!!!!  I cannot wait to fully recap my entire race weekend experience.  Like I shared on social media on Monday, the race went far how I had hoped that it would.  I … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 17

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! I cannot believe that race week is here!  One week from … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 16

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! What a week!  This past week was busy and long, and … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 15

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! Spoiler alert: I completed my 20 mile training run and am … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon Training Log – Week 14

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! After a couple of challenging weeks of training, this past week … Continue reading

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