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Disney wine and dine half marathon.

While I can’t give a huge recap of the race from my phone, I do want to share about the race since it’s been almost a month and I’ve not written about it. It was an amazing weekend from expo to finish and my only complaint is that they didn’t have a plan B for… Continue reading Disney wine and dine half marathon.

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First “race” in two years.

Two years ago my husband was deployed to Iraq. Needless to say my running/racing days came to a screeching halt. I did run a 10k in the fall of 2016, but that was my last organized run/race. So when my girlfriend Kandice asked me to run the “Whiskey Joe’s 5k” with her, I jumped at… Continue reading First “race” in two years.

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Bite the bullet

Last night I went to dinner with my running friends to celebrate my friend Christine’s birthday. I hadn’t seen most of these friends since before my husband left back on my birthday. In January. Sigh.  When you’re not running, training and/or racing it’s hard to keep in touch. Of course I’m thankful for social media… Continue reading Bite the bullet

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Prairie State 2015 half marathon race recap!

I went into this race with NO expectations other than to finish, and most importantly HAVE FUN.  Those that have been reading for a while, know I took a good 6 week break from distance running after the Grandma’s Marathon in June.  This break wasn’t due to injury, but for personal reasons and a few… Continue reading Prairie State 2015 half marathon race recap!

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Great Western Trail half marathon race recap with a recipe

I preface this post with the fact that I have only been working on speed every so slightly, once or twice each week on short runs in the last few months, and that I am an idiot for not being completely thrilled with my PR.  I’ve done this race now three times, and was excited to… Continue reading Great Western Trail half marathon race recap with a recipe