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October Runfessions

  Happy Friday! It just feels like we were here in the runfessional just days ago.  Fall has finally made it to Houston and we are getting temps that don’t make you feel like you are melting. The days are getting shorter… too short.  I’m ready for a weekend and a race, but first I need to get some things off…
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Reflections on Marathon Training

I’m still riding my marathon high, but getting ready to tackle Houston Marathon in a little over 12 weeks.  As I start to put my plan together, I have some reflections on marathon training. While my finish time in Chicago wasn’t what I had hoped it would be, I still finished and got a PR.  I didn’t hit the wall…
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5 Goals For The Chicago Marathon

Happy Friday!!! As I am writing this, I am en route to Chicago to run a little race up there.  The Chicago Marathon will be my 2nd marathon.  As I have with all my races, I’ve made up some goals… these are my 5 goals for the Chicago Marathon. My entry came courtesy of my work, one of our divisions…
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September Runfessions

Happy Friday! These months are flying by…it’s hard to believe summer is over and we are 1 week into fall! I am not looking forward to when the days start getting shorter, but it’s coming, soon… I’ve already seen the signs of it on my morning commute.  I’m looking forward to the weekend… I have a few easy runs to…
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5 Great Recipes for Fall

Happy Friday! While it is officially the first day of fall, in H-town summer sticks around until at least mid-October.  To tell you the truth, it feels like we have been in endless summer since last year. I am looking forward to our first official fall cold front, but not the shorter days.  I’m joining in with the Friday 5…
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5 Things Seen On My Summer Runs

Happy Friday!  I’m joining in with the Friday 5 fun today, where the topic today is unique running routes.  My routes aren’t too unique.. so I’m sharing 5 things I’ve seen on my summer runs! 5 Things I’ve Seen On My Summer Runs Turtles… I usually don’t see snapping turtles, he must have been relocated after Harvey. Big white birds…
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5 Goals for Mission Tejas 25k

Sunday I will be running in the Mission Tejas Trail Run in Grapeland, TX and I’ve set 5 goals for Mission Tejas 25k.  This will be my fourth trail run for this year..  You could say that I am really enjoying trail runs. I am running this as a training run, as it matches up to my training schedule almost perfectly.  My training…
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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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