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Loudoun Half Marathon Training Log – Week 6

Even though this past week was race week, I was very determined to be quite active.  With several beautiful weather days, I wanted to be outside as much as I could.  Yes, the Loudoun Half Marathon was my redemption race … Continue reading

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Loudoun Half Marathon Training Log – Weeks 4 and 5

We’re home from our wonderful week away in Florida!  If you follow me on Instagram then hopefully you saw just a sampling of our trip, including all of the wonderful places that I got to run while we were on vacation. … Continue reading

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Loudoun Half Marathon Training Log – Week 3

Does anybody else feel like they’re extra motivated at the beginning of a new month?  I definitely felt that way this past week, especially since I not only wanted to close out March on a strong note but kick off … Continue reading

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Loudoun Half Marathon Training Log – Week 2

Greetings from Central Illinois!  Preston, little man, and I flew to Illinois Friday afternoon because on Saturday my dad was ordained as a Deacon in the Episcopal Church.  It was a very exciting weekend, filled with lots of celebrations and … Continue reading

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

After a couple of difficult weeks filled with illness and difficulty with keeping up with my training, this past week was so much more positive.  Not only did I fit in my three planned runs, but I also got to … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Half Marathon Training Log – Week 7

Unfortunately, illness has plagued our household again.  It started with just little man getting sick, and now I’m sick too. Monday, February 13th My body was still feeling sore from my 12 miler the Saturday prior, and my lower back … Continue reading

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

This past week was an incredible week of training for so many reasons.  Not only did I work out five out the past seven days, but I also reached my first mileage milestone of the year.  In the middle of … Continue reading

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

After two very rough weeks, this past week was all about getting back on track.  And for the most part, I accomplished that goal. Monday, January 30th After last Sunday’s 10 miler, I took a complete rest day on Monday. … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Half Marathon Training Log – Week 3

Here’s how a text conversation with my Dad went Friday night after we had spent much of the day texting, e-mailing, and talking on the phone with each other: Dad: “How are you doing?” Me: “Stressed, tired, and sad.” Dad: … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Half Marathon Training Log – Week 1

Even with a week of super cold weather, and a little bit of snow, week 1 of Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Half Marathon Training was a huge success.  After not being “in training” since the beginning of November, and feeling … Continue reading

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