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Just Keep Running Virtual Race Recap + GIVEAWAY

I signed up to run the Just Keep Running Virtual Race in July.  I opted for the 5k, and ran it as a practice run for my Southern Star Brewing Co. 5k race. My goal was to keep a pace of 9:10-9:30/mile. The Just Keep Running Virtual Run, was organized by Level Up Runs.  This was my 4th virtual run I have participated in, and I enjoyed this…
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Southern Star Brewing Co. 5k Race Recap

I arrived up at Southern Star around 7ish. It was already warm – 82!  I needed to pick up my packet with my bib and timing chip so I took care of that business, went to the REAL bathrooms and then strolled back out to the car to put away the stuff I didn’t need. I had plenty of time to stretch, warm up, and mentally…
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Zucchini Hummus

Did you know today is Sneak Some Zucchini On Your Neighbor’s Porch Day? I’ve never been too quiet about letting all my friends and neighbors know I wouldn’t mind if they snuck some zucchini onto my porch… but sadly, it has never happened! In honor of this odd holiday, I’ve created a great hummus recipe using some zucchini I bought…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – August 7

Had another great week of running. I’m in my 4th week training for the Houston Half.  My mileage is increasing bit by bit. The heat is back in H-town.  Thursday evening the temp was still at 92 degrees at 7:30 pm… whew! I ran in the Southern Star Brewing Company 5k run on Saturday… it was a fun time with running,…
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5 Goals for Southern Star Brewing Co. 5k

Happy Friday!!! Today I’m linking up with Courtney from Eat Pray Run DC, Mar from Mar on the Run and Cynthia from You Signed Up For What for the Friday Five link up. On Saturday I will be running in the Southern Star Brewing Company 5k.  I ran this race last year and had a great time.  It was my first race since…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – July 31

Had a great week of running this week. I’m in my 3rd week training for the Houston Half.  My mileage is increasing a little bit, and I’ve had one “speed” work session. We’ve been getting afternoon showers in Houston this week, which brought down the temps…. mid 80’s sure felt better than mid 90’s!  I was even able to get a…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – July 24

Had a great week of running this week. I’m in my 2nd week training for the Houston Half. All my runs are at an “easy” effort at this point in the training plan, and I’m taking them easy… incorporating walking water breaks as I need. I wanted to thank everyone for their support in last week’s post where I felt bad for…
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5 Things On My Summer Bucket List

Happy Friday!!! Today I’m linking up with Eat Pray Run DC, Mar on the Run and You Signed Up For What for the Friday Five link up. This week is a free week… with summer about half way over, I thought I would share the 5 things left on my summer bucket list! SUP or Stand Up Paddleboarding… this looks…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – July 17

Started training for the Houston Half this week! I’m a little mad at myself that I already missed a scheduled run… but not beating myself up too bad about it. I ended up going camping with the hubs instead and was able to spend a great amout of time in the outdoors. Before we know it summer will be over and we will…
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Baytown Bud Heat Wave Race Recap

I signed up for this race on a whim, when it became clear that I had no conflicts on the 4th of July. I had remembered seeing information about the Baytown Bud race before, but with Heat Wave in the title, that always put me off investigating it any further. Once I started investigating the race, I knew it was meant to…
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