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5 Lessons Learned: Tobacco Road Half Marathon

The Tobacco Road Half Marathon was almost three weeks ago and I am just now collecting my thoughts to write about it. It didn’t turn out to be the great race I had hoped for so I’ve had some trouble… Continue Reading →

Tale of Two Sunday’s – RACE WEEK!!

With Tobacco Road coming up Sunday, I’ve had pretty important runs over the last two weekends. The first was my longest training run. And the next was a much-needed confidence booster after Sunday #1 destroyed me. I had planned to… Continue Reading →

Five Fitness Feelings – Friday Five

I am participating in another Friday Five Linkup! This is a weekly, themed linkup with fellow run bloggers Courtney at Eat Run Pray DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run. The theme… Continue Reading →

What to do when you see a runner

What do you do when you walk/run/ride/drive by a runner? I’m sure you give them space to get by and try to keep your dog from tripping them. But, do you smile and wave or do you avoid eye contact… Continue Reading →

That run when all my apps failed

Technology failed me today. I run with lots of apps going and not one of them was fully functional. Maybe I ran through some sort of time warp tunnel… I always have my Nike+ app going. I’ve run with this… Continue Reading →

Friday Five – 5 Weird Foods that have Saved My Run

This is my first time participating in a Friday Five Linkup! This is a weekly, themed linkup with fellow run bloggers Courtney at Eat Run Pray DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the… Continue Reading →

Bad Run

I actually sorta wanted to run today. I was cranky and needed some time to myself. Plus, it was really pretty out. This was a threshold run which I’ve done a ton of lately but this was the longest and… Continue Reading →

My Weird Running Issues

It seems that most runners have their fair share of injuries and issues. Knee problems. Shin splints. Achilles tendinitis. But, just to add to my complicated relationship with running, my ongoing “issue” is not a normal one. It is hard… Continue Reading →

Things I Love – Gipis

Gipis is a running app that is a lot like having your very own running coach. Except that she doesn’t understand hills. I started using this app a few months ago. I liked it because it was pretty flexible, didn’t… Continue Reading →

Don’t Think, Just Run

Maybe my head hurts. The weather might be better tomorrow. I should have eaten a better lunch. If I wait until tomorrow, I can still get in all the workouts I need this week. There are a million minor excuses I… Continue Reading →

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