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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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St. Michaels Running Festival 10k

For the second year in a row, I ran in the St. Michaels Running Festival 10k. I enjoy this race for the flat and scenic course, the location on the Eastern Shore, and the crowd it draws–not too large or … 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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Sparkly Soul Giveaway

Big announcement: I’m hosting my first giveaway on Fit for Life! The prize? A Sparkly Soul, Inc. thin red headband. These headbands are the BEST. Sparkly Soul headbands are durable, pretty, and they work! I teach a number of fitness … 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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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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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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Morning Runner

Today, I went for a run at lunchtime. This is pretty uncharacteristic of me; usually, I run at 4:30 or 5 in the morning on running days. After my half marathon this past weekend (my best yet!), I’ve had a … 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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