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TBI Warrior 5k Recap

TBI Warrior 5k Recap

During the preparations of my vacation to Kansas to visit my family, the possibility of running an additional 5k during my time there was mentioned.  It was described to me as a fundraiser to help a classmate of my nieces, after hearing that, I was all the way in!  I would also be remiss to mention that my nieces and…
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2017 Running With The Cows Recap

Last month I flew “back home” to visit family and friends.  While there I had the opportunity to run in the Running with The Cows half marathon.  I had ran it last year and had so much fun, I made sure to plan my trip around it this year. Race day eve I flew into Kansas City and was picked…
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Vintage Park Half Marathon Recap

Vintage Park half marathon recap

Vintage Park Half Marathon Recap I ran the Vintage Park Half Marathon on April 9.  I was lucky enough to score a free entry as part of my ambassadorship with Amstel Xlight.  This was part of the Bayou City Half Marathon Series, there were several people there that had ran the prior two races. I had ran a 25k trail race…
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Brazos Bend 25k Recap

  Brazos Bend 25k Recap I ran the Brazos Bend 25k on Saturday, April 8.  The 25k was one of multiple races on that day which included a 50-mile, 50k, and 10k. I was able to pick up my packet in Houston a couple of days before, it was super easy-breezy.  On race day eve I ventured to a new Italian eatery…
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Seabrook Lucky Trails Half Marathon Recap

Seabrook Lucky Trail Half Marathon Recap

I ran the Seabrook Lucky Trails Half Marathon on March 19.  I chose to run the half marathon on Sunday.  The entire weekend is filled with racing events… starting with a 5k and quarter marathon on Friday; marathon, marathon relay, half marathon and 5k on Saturday; and the half marathon and half marathon relay on Sunday.  You could run an…
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Jail Break Run Half Marathon Race Recap – 2017

I recently ran in the Jail Break Run Half Marathon.  I signed up for this race just days prior… with the hubs out of town, the weather being gorgeous, and the race on the weekend, I couldn’t resist. Friday evening my pre-race dinner consisted of a veggie burger with sweet potato fries.  I also had a glass of wine and some chocolate…
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Galveston Half Marathon Recap

I ran the Galveston Half Marathon in Galveston on February 12. I took it easy on race day eve … sleeping in and relaxing with tea and a book in the morning, followed by some housework and watching my beloved KU Jayhawks barely beat Texas Tech. My pre-race dinner consisted of a pasta bake, garlic bread, and a glass of wine. I prepped my things…
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Chevron Houston Marathon Recap

Last weekend I ran my very first marathon… the Chevron Houston Marathon. It was a full weekend affair.  Friday morning started out with an e-mail from the marathon committee warning about the weather conditions during the race. Friday night I had dinner with the hubs and some friends.  Everyone was excited to carbo load with me.  I made spaghetti for…
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Santa Hustle Race Recap

I ran the Santa Hustle half marathon in Galveston on December 18. Race day eve was BUSY!  I had a 6 mile training run, followed by yoga class, then a hair appointment.  I had planned to cook a pasta bake for dinner that night, but by the time I was finished with my hair it was after 6pm! I had…
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Run Thru The Woods Race Recap

On Thanksgiving Day, my family and I participated in the Run Thru The Woods in the morning.  It had been a while since I had run a Thanksgiving Day race, and I had missed the fun run start to the holiday. I’m grateful my family was game for the fun too! Race day eve was pretty interesting.  We had been out seeing…
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