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2017 Chicago Marathon Recap

Last weekend I ran my second marathon… the Chicago Marathon. This is my 2017 Chicago Marathon Recap! The week prior, the hubs decided he didn’t want to go to Chicago… citing some pretty lame excuses.  I wasn’t too worried about that as I am not afraid to travel on my own. I flew into Chicago on Friday morning.  The plane from…
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Lake Houston 10k Recap

In August I particpated in the Lake Houston 10k. As race day neared, I began questioning my sanity again for deciding to run a race in the heat of the Houston Summer. Lake Houston 10k Recap Race day morning came early. I had opted to pick up my packet before the race and with the road closures I needed to…
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Mission Tejas Trail Run Recap

I ran the Mission Tejas Trail Run 25k on Saturday, September 9.  The 25k was one of multiple races on that day which included a 50k, 25k, 10k, and 5k.  This is my Mission Tejas Trail Run recap. Race day eve had me home a little early off work to get prepared. Once home, I prepped my things for the morning…
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Xterra Magnolia Hill Race Recap

In July I ran in the Xterra Magnolia Hill 21k trail race.  While I had planned on running it as a training run, it did not go down anywhere as expected.  It’s taken me some time to put my thoughts down, as this race questioned my ability and my sanity. The day before race day, I had a 4 mile…
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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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