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Do the Du

2nd triathlon of the season- done! Well, sort of.  We have gotten a lot of rain in Virginia…I mean, a LOT.  So, the river was 10 feet higher than normal and the swim was changed to a run.  I’ve never … Continue reading

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Hold the Plank

It all started 17 weeks ago when I suddenly said to myself- you know what I need in my life? Progressively more planking. I’d always had problems with the monthly plank challenges because- who can increase that much over that … Continue reading

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Kinetic Energy!

I am still so pumped up from the race that I’m having trouble focusing!  I keep getting excited about a new facet of the race. So I signed up to race on Mother’s Day- sort of a “toes in the … Continue reading

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Marathon Daze

Well the day finally came.  I finished my “first” marathon- the marathon I had started training for about 18 months ago. (You can read all about that sadness right here).  It was my second marathon, though, thanks to the kindness … Continue reading

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You can, you will.

Yesterday, I ran a half marathon personal record. 4 years ago (well, November 2013), I ran my first half marathon in 2 hour and 28 minutes.  I remember it being a huge struggle and since that time I have run … Continue reading

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5k Palooza

Sometimes I like to really add in a curveball for myself around the holidays.  Like my odd 5k Palooza goal.  It never seems like a stretch until you realize that you still need to do your marathon training long run … Continue reading

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Red, Red Roses.

So, I am beyond excited to announce that I have been chosen as an INKnBURN Ambassador! I was introduced to the brand early in 2017 when my wonderful friend Staci bought me the most lovely tank top to celebrate my first … Continue reading

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