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Monthly Archive: December 2017

Houston Marathon Training – Week 10

This week marks week 10 of my 12 week training cycle for the Houston Marathon is in the books.  This is the recap for my Houston Marathon Training – Week 10. I’m deep in the throws of taper, and it with the holidays it couldn’t have come at a better time. Like last week, I had a great week for…
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2017 Year In Review and Goal Recap

As this year closes and we embark on the new year, it seems like the perfect time to reflect on the year.  This is my 2017 year in review and goal recap.  It was a stellar year on the running front.  I ran my first marathon in January and went on to run my second in October (I’m training for…
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Runfessions – Final Edition for 2017

As I sit here typing this… I’m just amazed that there are just a few short days left in 2017!  I’m ready to get the weekend started and the festivities of ringing in the new year.  But first I need to clear the air with my Runfessions – Final Edition for 2017 Runfessions – Final Edition for 2017   I…
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2017 Houston Half Race Recap

I ran in the Houston Half Marathon on October 29.  It was such a fun race in 2016 (you can read all about that here), that when the registration for the race opened I signed up immediately. This is my 2017 Houston Half Race Recap. Race day eve was a rest day, with a little house work mixed in.  My…
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Houston Marathon Training – Week 9

Week 9 of my 12 week training cycle for the Houston Marathon is in the books.  This is the recap for my Houston Marathon Training – Week 9. In 3 weeks, I’ll be running 26.2 in the streets of H-town!  My mileage peaked this week and I start tapering it down here. This week was a great week for running. …
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2017 – My Year In Bling

2017 was quite a year in racing for me.  There were a few firsts – my first marathon and my first trail race.  I ended up running several races in a variety of distances.  I finished up 2017 with two 5ks, a 10k, a 21k, two 25ks, seven half marathons, and two marathons. Read on as I recap my 2017…
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Houston Marathon Training – Week 8

I just finished week 8 of my 12 week training cycle for the Houston Marathon.  This is the recap for my Houston Marathon Training – Week 8. There are only 4 short weeks left! This week I got back on track, I even squeezed in a short-ish easy run in my schedule. I’ve been missing those on my 3-day a…
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Houston Marathon Training – Week 7

I just finished week 7 of my 12 week training cycle for the Houston Marathon.  This is the recap for my Houston Marathon Training – Week 7. I’m not going to lie, this week sucked.  Between stress overload at work and #alltheguilt from the hubs (feeling neglected), I really struggled getting in my workouts.  I did manage to get in…
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Houston Marathon Training – Week 6

I just finished week 6 of my 12 week training cycle for the Houston Marathon.  This is the recap for my Houston Marathon Training – Week 6. Week 5 of my training plan, I took a week off from running.  I had started feeling a some pain in my knee the day after my long run and decided to listen…
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