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Monthly Archive: March 2016

Dream Sponsorship

Today I’m linking up with Erica at MCM Mama Runs, Marcia at Marcia’s Healthy Slice, and Patty at My no-guilt life for Tuesdays on the Run. The topic for today is “who is your dream sponsor”. Let’s take a moment to day dream about sponsorship… The first thing to come to mind would be shoes! I love shoes… shoes are…
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Spring Market Farro Salad

Spring is here… and I want salads now that it has warmed up.  I found this recipe on Mind Body Green and it just screamed SPRING to me. I really like farro as a grain alternative to rice and pasta, to me it is a little chewy and nutty.  The flavors in this are really fresh. I added green onions…
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Workouts … last week today – March 27

I’m joining the Weekly Wrap link up hosted by Holly at HoHoRuns and Tricia at MissSippiPiddlin. I’m continuing to add HIIT from 12 minute athlete and Planks to my routine, and it is going well.  I can feel myself getting stronger as I do the exercises on the HIIT routine, however the planks are becoming increasingly hard as the time goes up.  I have started to divide the…
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The Incredible Virtual Run + Discount!

I’m partnering up with Level Up Runs to bring you a discount to their April race,  “The Incredible Virtual Run”. Participants can choose from 5k, 10k or half marathon. You may or may not have head of a virtual race. A virtual race is a race that can be ran anywhere and at any time. Why run a virtual race…
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5 Things I Do In The AM – My Morning Routine

Happy Friday!!! Today I’m linking up with Courtney from Eat Pray Run DC, Mar from Mar on the Run and Cynthia from You Signed Up For What for the Friday Five link up. Today I’m sharing with you the five things I do each morning to keep me at my healthiest best. Sit and meditate for 10 minutes.  I find that it really clears my…
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My Running Partners Have 4 Legs…

In celebration of National Puppy Day, I thought I’d spend a little time on here to talk about my running partners.  You see, they were puppies not too long ago! This is my girl Sorcha.  She is a Border Collie mix.  We adopted her back in 2012 from All Border Collie Rescue.  Her momma was Border Collie, but we aren’t sure…
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The Great Race Shirt Debate

Today I’m linking up with Erica at MCM Mama Runs, Marcia at  Marcia’s Healthy Slice, and Patty at My no-guilt life for Tuesdays on the Run. Today we are discussing a strongly debated topic – race shirts: Should you wear them TO the race or only AFTER the race? I have always been an after the race kind of gal.  I felt that I didn’t “earn” the shirt…
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Vegan Leek, Mushroom & Spinach Quiche

Print Vegan Leek, Mushroom & Spinach Quiche Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes Total Time: 2 hours, 10 minutes Yield: 8 servings Ingredients 2 uncooked pie shells, thawed 8 oz white mushrooms – sliced 1 leek – chopped 1/2 white onion- diced 2 cloves garlic – minced 2 cups fresh baby spinach 1 – 16 oz…
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Workouts … last week today – March 20

I’m joining the Weekly Wrap link up hosted by Holly at HoHoRuns and Tricia at MissSippiPiddlin. I’m continuing to add HIIT from 12 minute athlete and Planks to my routine, and it is going well.  My legs/arms aren’t as sore from using the different muscles that I’m not used to. This is how my week lined out…     Sunday – Rest Monday – 6 miles slow (average pace 11:03) & 1…
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Five Favorite Breakfasts

Happy Friday!!! Today I’m linking up with Courtney from Eat Pray Run DC, Mar from Mar on the Run and Cynthia from You Signed Up For What for the Friday Five link up. Today’s topic is favorites. I am sharing my favorite breakfasts. Anyone who knows me, knows that I am not a morning person.  That being said, I have never been much of a…
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