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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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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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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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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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And suddenly the race schedule picks up

After the Annapolis Half last weekend, I posted that I didn’t have a single race lined up until the full marathon in November. All of a sudden, I was presented with a number suggestions — Baltimore 10 miler, run the … 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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George Washington Birthday Classic 10K

I ran my first race of 2013 this weekend in Alexandria, VA. Mount Vernon: home away from home. This was a 10k, which is 6.2 miles. I found this race while searching for VA or MD February races, and thought … Continue reading

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Races in 2013

How are we already 10 days into 2013?!  It’s been a fun and fit New Year already — I’ve started teaching group fitness at a new facility in town (on top of the 3 other locations where I already teach) … Continue reading

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Annapolis Half Marathon

This weekend, I managed two amazing running milestones: I ran my first out-of-town half marathon and I ran my personal best half marathon.  I participated in the second annual Annapolis Half Marathon. This is probably my favorite race medal. I … Continue reading

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