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Fit Friday #6: 5 Tips to Get Started with Running

Welcome to a new series on the blog: Fit Friday! We’ll explore topics in fitness and wellness together. Have something you want me to answer or cover? hmu at fitwithaundra@gmail.com. Here’s a collection of all the Fit Friday posts. When I … Continue reading

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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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Fit Friday #3: Essential Running Gear

As a long-time runner, I’ve been through my fair share of gear. There are some items that I love for a little awhile, and some that I can’t live without – that’s the list I’m sharing with you! Five Favorite … 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 #15: Run a Race with Me

Full disclosure: I am an ambassador for the ZOOMA Annapolis Race series. All thoughts and opinions are my own. On Saturday, May 30, I’m running a 10K race in Annapolis. Part of the ZOOMA Race series, the ZOOMA Annapolis race is … 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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Training for Ragnar Tennessee

Monday is normally a running day for me, but today’s run is special: I’m training for the Ragnar Tennessee Race, a 200-mile relay from Chattanooga to Nashville with 11 other ladies. My share of the course comes to 18 miles. … Continue reading

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Coffee Banana Recovery Smoothie

I’ve created a masterpiece. Behold: my favorite post-workout recovery smoothie to date: the coffee banana recovery smoothie. This popped into my head after a pretty intense workout session: 8 mile tempo run plus teaching an hour of Zumba. I love … 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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