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Friday Five

Goals for Lake Houston 10k

Tomorrow I will be running in the Lake Houston 10k in Kingwood, TX. Today, as the temperature climbed to 100, I was questioning my sanity for (a) racing in mid-August in Houston and (b) training for a fall marathon in Houston. This matched up with my training schedule as I am supposed to do a “fast” 6 miles before my long…
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5 Favorite Races

Happy Friday!  I’m joining in with the Friday 5 fun today, where the topic is favorite races.  I’m sharing with you my 5 favorite races that I’ve ran… a few I’ve ran mul 5 Favorite Races Chevron Houston Marathon.  The Houston Marathon was my first marathon.  It really is a blast and it runs through some really great parts of…
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July Runfessions

Happy Friday! These months are flying by…it’s hard to believe summer is nearly 2/3 over! I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for the long weekend!  But, before we get into the weekend festivities… I’ve got to come clean on my July runfessions . I RUNFESS… It’s a steam bath in Houston now, I know that complaining about the…
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5 Goals for Xterra Magnolia Hill

Sunday I will be running in the Xterra Magnolia Hill 21k in Navasota, TX. This will be my third trail run for this year… I really do enjoy trail running.  I wasn’t really planning on running a half marathon in the heat of a Houston summer, but I’d be running the mileage anyway. This matched up with my training schedule and I…
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Runfessing over Tea

Woohoo for Friday!  I am so ready to get this weekend started! But, before we get into the weekend festivities… Join me over tea for some runfessions.   I RUNFESS… I have vacation brain… we leave for Jamaica on Monday and I’m a bit excited.  I have been listening to Bob Marley on my runs… and we’ve been packing for…
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Great Foods for Summer

Happy Friday! It is definitely summer in H-town… and looks like the warm hot weather is hear to stay for a while.  I’m joining in with the Friday 5 fun today, where the topic is summer treats.  Since I don’t eat a lot of traditional “treats”, I’m sharing my top five great foods for summer. In the summertime, my favorite…
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June Coffee Date – 5 Things Over Tea

Today I’m joining the Ultimate Coffee Date for some catching up!  On the first Saturday of the month… we gather with our warm beverage of choice for some catch up! Over tea,  I’d tell you all about my vacation to NE KS.  I had so much fun visiting with family and seeing old friends (one I hadn’t seen in over 20…
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May Runfessions

Happy Friday!  I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for the long weekend!  But, before we get into the weekend festivities… I’ve got a few runfessions to make. I RUNFESS… I finished up the “30 burpees for 15 days” challenge ealier in the week.  I didn’t really see any vast improvements with my fitness, but my legs are still incredibly sore and…
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Running With The Cows Goals

Happy Friday! I’m a little excited today, because in just a few hours I’ll be clicking my heels together and going “back home” to Kansas to spend a week with my family and friends.  While I’m there I will be doing a couple races, the first of which is tomorrow – Running with the Cows.  I had so much fun…
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May Coffee Date

Today I’m joining the Ultimate Coffee Date for some catching up!  On the first Saturday of the month… we gather with our warm beverage of choice for some catch up! Over tea,  I’d tell you that I’m really excited for my upcoming vacation.  I’m going back home to NE KS (to my little town near Lawrence, KS), to visit my family…
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