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Tuesdays on the Run

Choosing Races – My Process

Today I’m linking up with Erika at MCM Mama Runs, Marcia at Marcia’s Healthy Slice, and Patty at My no-guilt life for Tuesdays on the Run. Today the topic is: How do you choose your races? What thought process do you use? I would love to run all the races, but that would get pretty expensive! I’ve ran in 4…
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Racing Frequency

Today I’m linking up with Erika at MCM Mama Runs, Marcia at Marcia’s Healthy Slice, and Patty at My no-guilt life for Tuesdays on the Run. Today the topic is How Often Do You Race? My racing pattern lately averages about a race every 2 months. So far this year I have run in 3 races (all half marathons) – Jail…
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Best Races in Houston & KC

Today I’m linking up with Erika at MCM Mama Runs, Marcia at Marcia’s Healthy Slice, and Patty at My no-guilt life for Tuesdays on the Run. Today the topic is the best races in your area/state. Any distance, any time of year… While I have only been racing in the Houston area for almost a year, I have come across…
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Ideal racing conditions

Today I’m linking up with Erika 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 racing window of comfort… what are your ideal temperature/conditions for race day? I’m a little bit like Goldilocks… not too hot, not too cold, I like it just right….
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Racing

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 the topic is racing. Are you a one and done type? Or do you run the same ones over and over? I like to run a variety of races. However, if there is…
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Destination Race Dreaming

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 “budgeting for destination races, how much do they really cost?” Race-cation… what a fun concept! There are so many races in so many destinations that are attractive to go…
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I shop for deals…

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 “Where do you buy your gear? Online? Local store? Give us the lowdown on the best deals” I am a deal shopper. I generally hunt online for the best…
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2016 Goal Update

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 “How are your 2016 goals coming along” It is hard to believe that we are into the 2nd quarter of the year, time sure does fly by! At the…
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If I only knew then…

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 “If I only knew then….” What advice would you give your new runner self? Looking back, I think the one critical piece of advice would be to listen to…
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One Word… Strong

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 “What word would you use to describe your running right now”. The word I would use right now is strong. I’m coming off of a 10 mile long run, I…
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