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Workouts… last week today – Apr 10

I’m continuing my training for my upcoming half marathons. Finished up the 30 day plank challenge! I am happy that is over, but am going to continue doing planks. Keeping up with doing HIIT twice a week as cross training. This is how my week lined out… Sunday – 10 miles steady (average pace 10:42), 2 min 40 sec plank…
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Workouts … last week today – April 3

Continuing my training for my upcoming half marathons.  Still doing the 30 day Plank challenge.  Even though I am dividing up the overall time on the planks, I feel like I holding them with more control and strength. I am letting go of feeling defeated by splitting up the time. This is how my week lined out… Sunday – Steady…
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March Running Recap

March…. They say in like a lion and out like a lamb.  Seems like we had mild weather all through March, even though we had some really wet days. It is hard to believe that it is April already… this year is flying by! I made some running goals for the year in January and it’s time to check in…
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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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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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February Running Recap

February is in the books!  I think February was a pretty great month as far as running.  I completed my first half marathon and have some more miles under my belt. One of my goals for the year is to run 1000 miles.  So far I have run 138 miles.  I am a bit behind where I should be, but…
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TBT

Since my half marathon is coming up this Saturday … in 2 more sleeps! I thought I would post a picture of me at my first half marathon – the Hospital Hill Run.  As the name suggests, it was a hilly race… 5 major hills.  My least favorite was the Broadway Hill which seemed to last to infinity! I can’t believe this…
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I’m ready!

4 Days Left!!! I’m ready to go! I’m ready to see the fruits of my labor!  I’m ready to prove to myself that I am strong and I can do this!  I’m ready to conquer the Fred Hartman bridge! I have 2 more runs, today and tomorrow… 3 miles each and my shake-out run. I feel good… I feel prepared……
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New Shoes

I LOVE shoes.  Pure and simple, there is nothing better than a new pair of shoes. Yesterday I got a new pair of shoes delivered. I couldn’t wait to get home and open the box and put them on! They felt so good, I decided to take them out for a spin! They felt great. These are the Paradigm 1.5…
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Where did January go??

It seems like yesterday we were ringing in the new year and today I’m writing February 1 on everything. One of my goals for the year was to run 1,000 miles… I’m right on track.  Even with taking it easy this month. I have been trying to baby my foot due to the pain that I have been feeling this month. …
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