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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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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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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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Galveston Half Marathon Recap

I ran the Galveston Half Marathon in Galveston on February 12. I took it easy on race day eve … sleeping in and relaxing with tea and a book in the morning, followed by some housework and watching my beloved KU Jayhawks barely beat Texas Tech. My pre-race dinner consisted of a pasta bake, garlic bread, and a glass of wine. I prepped my things…
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Chevron Houston Marathon Recap

Last weekend I ran my very first marathon… the Chevron Houston Marathon. It was a full weekend affair.  Friday morning started out with an e-mail from the marathon committee warning about the weather conditions during the race. Friday night I had dinner with the hubs and some friends.  Everyone was excited to carbo load with me.  I made spaghetti for…
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5 Races I’m Looking Forward To In 2017

Happy Friday!  Today I’m linking up with the lovely ladies for the Friday Five 2.0!  This week we are talking about 2017… goals, resolutions, etc.  I shared some of my 2017 goals here, so today I’m sharing 5 upcoming races on my calendar. Chevron Houston Marathon – I’m sure everyone knows I’m running this one.  I’m very excited… it will be my first…
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Santa Hustle Race Recap

I ran the Santa Hustle half marathon in Galveston on December 18. Race day eve was BUSY!  I had a 6 mile training run, followed by yoga class, then a hair appointment.  I had planned to cook a pasta bake for dinner that night, but by the time I was finished with my hair it was after 6pm! I had…
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Run Thru The Woods Race Recap

On Thanksgiving Day, my family and I participated in the Run Thru The Woods in the morning.  It had been a while since I had run a Thanksgiving Day race, and I had missed the fun run start to the holiday. I’m grateful my family was game for the fun too! Race day eve was pretty interesting.  We had been out seeing…
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Houston Half Race Recap

This past weekend I ran in the Houston Half Marathon.  I was signed up for the 10k last year, but the race was called due to Tropical Storm Patricia that dumped massive amounts of rain on Houston.   The organizers had offered a nice discount code to everyone that was registered for last years race. Race day eve found me resting for most of the…
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