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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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Houston Marathon Training – Week 4

I just finished week 4 of my 12 week training cycle for the Houston Marathon.  This is the recap for my Houston Marathon Training – Week 4. This week I continued my early morning workouts and Yin Yoga one night this week. Other than workouts, my week was pretty quiet. The hubs came down with a serious cold and I spent…
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Houston Marathon Training – Week 3

I’ve just completed week 3 of my 12 week training cycle for the Houston Marathon.  This is the recap for my Houston Marathon Training – Week 3. I ended my love affair with my snooze button this week. It was a hard break-up, but it needed to come to an end.  As a result, I made it to all my…
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Houston Marathon Training – Week 2

I’m now in week 2 of my 12 week training cycle for the Houston Marathon.  This is the recap for my Houston Marathon Training – Week 2 today. I had trouble this week keeping my hands off the snooze button. I could blame the late night Astro’s games, but ultimately it comes down to me.  By the way… how about…
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