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My Running (not so) Guilty Pleasures

Today I’m joining the lovely ladies for Tuesdays On The Run.  Where we talk about a different topic each week that is running related. Today’s topic is “Running Guilty Pleasures”.  I’m sharing my running (not so) guilty pleasures. We all have them… things we derive pleasure from that aren’t all that great for us.  One of mine is french onion dip…
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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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Everyday Uses for Running Gear

Today I’m joining the lovely ladies for Tuesdays On The Run.  Where we talk about a different topic each week that is running related. Today’s topic is “What running items do you use for non-running activities” For a “low cost” sport, runners spend a lot on gear and nutrition, so it’s nice when we can use our gear for other activities…
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Spring Scenes From My Runs

Today I’m joining the lovely ladies for Tuesdays On The Run.  Where we talk about a different topic each week that is running related. Today’s topic is “Spring Scenes From My Run” It’s sprummer in H-town, Summer officially begins tomorrow… but it already feels like summer in the spring.  Foliage is lush and green… flowers are blooming… and the turtles are…
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April Running Highlights

April was a pretty great month, although it isn’t quite over and I have a little more running to get in.  If I had to grade my month of running… I’d give it a solid A. I’ve ran a total of 61 miles so far this month.  Got several of those in with my dogs, Anam and Sorcha.  We were…
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Hydration – My Plan

Today I’m joining the lovely ladies for Tuesdays On The Run.  Where we talk about a different topic each week that is running related. Today’s topic is “Hydration”… tell us how you stay hydrated. Proper hydration is critical to staying healthy and making sure every system in your body is functioning at it’s highest level.  My strategy for staying hydrated…
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My Favorite Local Race – Houston Chevron Marathon

Today I’m joining the lovely ladies for Tuesdays On The Run.  Where we talk about a different topic each week that is running related. Today’s topic is “Favorite Local Races”… sell your local race. For me, hands down, it is the Chevron Houston Marathon!  This race has a special place in my heart… it was my first full marathon.  It…
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Annual Wearing Of The Green

Today I’m joining the lovely ladies for Tuesdays On The Run.  Where we talk about a different topic each week that is running related. Today’s topic is “St. Patrick’s Day”…. we’re talking about traditions, races,  costume… etc. St. Patrick’s Day was always one of my favorite holidays! There was never any stress involved on St. Patrick’s Day … there were parades ……
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Three Running Wishes

Today I’m joining the lovely ladies for Tuesdays On The Run.  Where we talk about a different topic each week that is running related. Today’s topic is “3 Running Wishes”.  What three things running related would you wish for if you found that elusive genie in a bottle.  Aside from wishing for more wishes, these are the things that I would…
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Winter Scenes From My Runs

Today I’m joining the lovely ladies for Tuesdays On The Run.  Where we talk about a different topic each week that is running related. Today’s topic is “Winter Scenes From My Run”.  Winter in H-town isn’t much different than the other seasons.  There is less green. No ice… no snow… not a lot of dead looking trees. Sometimes there is grey, dreary…
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