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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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Training for a Marathon

This year, I intend to run a marathon. After the amazing running year I had in 2012 (15 road races, including two half marathons), it feels like the right next step for me. I love distance races. I love the … Continue reading

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Training for a Marathon

Oh dear God, I’m training for a marathon. I never ever ever thought I’d say/write/think/believe that. Ever. When I started running a couple of years ago, I’d joke that I’m in ‘marathon training’ mode when I could really only cover … Continue reading

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First Run of the Season

After two months of a no-run streak, I laced up my sneakers and hit the pavement for a refreshing 5 miles. Love my Under Armour compression shirt! Why the long running absence? After my epic PR half marathon in December, … Continue reading

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Running after Hurricane Sandy

Since it looked like the worst parts of Hurricane Sandy were behind us, my running buddy and I decided to give it a go and stick with our training plan Tuesday morning. Sandy had just visited the Eastern Shore of … Continue reading

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A Sunday Run

It’s here! Happy Half Marathon week!! On Saturday, I’m running my second half marathon. It’s the same course that I ran two years ago, but I’m much more excited for it this time around. Why? I’ve been running solid this … Continue reading

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Race to Erase MS 5k

I ran my fastest race 5k ever this weekend. I even scored third place in my age group!  My running buddy Carly also won third in her age group!  {she’s running her first official triathlon next weekend – good luck, … Continue reading

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Fall Road Race Schedule

Now that my fall travel schedule for work has been confirmed, I’m focusing on my fall races schedule! After a very busy spring race schedule, my fall race schedule feels a little…empty. {I love using Daily Mile to document my … Continue reading

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Run Chicago

I ran my way to this skyline view this evening.   I’m definitely not a city girl, but Chicago is growing on me. Especially when I stumbled upon this perfect lakefront trail: I’m in this sweet little city for a … Continue reading

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{Some of} My Favorite Blogs

Happy Saturday! Codybear and I are holding down the fort in Chestertown as Shane embarks on a week-long trek to Georgia with the Habitat for Humanity crew. We’re doing our best not to stuff ourselves silly with duck pate and … Continue reading

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