Tag Archives: Run

Blazier Run

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I’m not exactly sure where to start.  It’s been quite the roller coaster weekend but I’m not complaining because without the dips we’d forget to appreciate the high moments in life.   And speaking of high moments, I ended up registering for that race I was talking about on Sunday, though I didn’t end up running there AND back like… Read more »

Thursday Thoughts: Sunday Morning Run

I wish I could properly explain what happened on my run Sunday morning but I’m not sure I can get the words right. You see it wasn’t an easy run.  It wasn’t one of those runs where I felt like I could finish.  In fact, I kept trying to figure out if I could talk myself into shortening my run… Read more »

Fitness Friday & LockLaces

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Except for when I’m sick, you’ve never seen me take so many rest days.  That just proves it was a huge week for me! A 1/2 marathon not only requires months of training but it requires rest before AND after and that was exactly what this week was about.  But I have to admit, I got the itch to start… Read more »

The Power Playlist

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Just because my 1/2 marathon went well, doesn’t mean it was easy.  We were asked not to wear headphones (so that we’d be aware of traffic and our surroundings) though many still did, myself included.  I had prepared myself that I may not be able to, but I also prepared myself should it seem like I could. I popped my… Read more »

The Outcome

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Out of 1472 runners, I finished 796. While I told no one my goal finish or planned pace (really I just wanted to finish), I finished a good 8 minutes faster than I was planning to pace myself. So…how did it go? It started bright and early with my go-to breakfast of whole english muffin, peanut butter, banana and coffee… Read more »

It’s Go Time!

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I seriously can’t believe it’s here.  I think I was in disbelief most of yesterday but regardless of whether or not I believe it, today’s the day.  It’s go time!   We made is to Springfield early last night.   I picked up my race bib, t-shirt and got a sneak peak at the awards for the winners.  (All I’m… Read more »

And We’re Off!

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And we’re off! Well not just yet but later this afternoon we will be on our way to Springfield so that I can run my first half marathon! To say I’m excited is an understatement. To say I’m nervous is an even bigger understatement. But hopefully the combination of the two will lead to a great adrenaline rush to push… Read more »