Category Archives: Races

Fit Friday #4: Get Pumped for Pets 10k

This past weekend, I ran the Get Pumped for Pets event for the second time. For the first time, I ran the 10k distance. I ran the race with my running buddy Melissa! She promises that she’s smiling in this … Continue reading

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Fitness Friday #33: The Speedy Mile

Sometimes, I run. I’m a planner, so I like to know when I’m running, how long I have to run, and where I’m running. But this fall, I haven’t planned any races (wedding is the big focus for now). So, I … Continue reading

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ZOOMA Annapolis 2015

To celebrate National Running Day, I’m reliving my most recent race experience – the ZOOMA Annapolis race. This is my fourth time running a ZOOMA race (I ran 10K in Annapolis, a half marathon in Annapolis, and a half marathon in … Continue reading

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Fitness Friday #9: Get Pumped for Pets 5k Race

I’ve officially run my first race of the 2015 season! I participated in the “Get Pumped for Pets” 5k on Kent Narrows. This was my first race since March 2014. I took almost a year off from races (and from … Continue reading

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Fitness Friday #8: ZOOMA Annapolis Race 2015

I’m so excited for this racing season. I’m registered for my first 5K of the season, Get Pumped for Pets, this Sunday. Tomorrow, I’m heading to Annapolis for a fun 3 mile run, starting at Charm City Annapolis. This is … Continue reading

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Half Marathon Training

I did it. I bit the bullet and signed up for a half marathon in October. It’s the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Half Marathon, and I’m running it with a colleague! I needed a race to kick my running booty into … Continue reading

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The Marathon that Wasn’t

I’ve been avoiding writing this post. No one wants to admit defeat. But I will. Earlier this spring, I decided 2013 would be The Year of the Marathon. I’ve been running consistently for a few years, working from 5ks to … Continue reading

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Annapolis Ten Miler

Race #25 in the books! Five years ago, when I began my pursuit of a healthier lifestyle, I never thought I’d be able to write a post like this one. A runner? Running races? Multiple races in a season? And loving it? … Continue reading

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ZOOMA Chicago Half Marathon

The ZOOMA Chicago Half Marathon marks half #5 in my racing life. I’ve spent the better part of two years training hard for races like this, running almost every other day. A destination race for me, the inaugural ZOOMA Chicago … Continue reading

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Fall Race Line-up

Each time I think about this fall race line-up, I get more and more excited. Check it out: 1. ZOOMA Chicago Half Marathon – August 10 One of my 3-year goals is to run the Chicago Marathon. This gets me … Continue reading

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