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Onto 2018

This year through racing and training and life I’ve learned a lot about myself.  But, the biggest thing I learned was I lack grit. When I’ve said that before I’ve gotten “oh no you do not! I could never have … Continue reading

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Miles to Go

Marathon training: week 1 is DONE.  The goal of the week was to just run happy.  Starting marathon training again was very bitter sweet, but to explain that I have to go back a bit. Last October, I began marathon … Continue reading

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Running is my anchor.

The “catch-phrase” of the challenge weekend I did this past weekend was “running is my anchor”.  Meaning that running keeps you exactly where you need to be. Such a wonderful view of such a wonderful activity.  And even though this … Continue reading

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Half Ironman…does that make me an Aluminum-man?

Sorry, periodic table joke. It’s been just about 2 months since I completed my first Half Ironman.  I hadn’t really intended on writing a race report at all….because it didn’t exactly go as I had planned…but what in life does? … Continue reading

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Richmond Ready.

“Richmond Ready”- what is that?  In little ol’ RVA it’s a way of running life.  It’s the right of passage for many into the endurance distance races…..it’s the Richmond Marathon/Half Marathon/8k.  Whether you are training to snag one of the … Continue reading

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Settin’ Goals

So it’s been a while since I’ve written…honestly not a whole lot going on as we try and acclimate back into the real world after Ki had two weeks off! We didn’t do any projects, haha. We save that for … Continue reading

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Hip to be tied

So this weekend Ki and I drove away to Norfolk for a race weekend thanks to his mother and father! The plan was 5k and half- his first half marathon and my 7th.  I’ve had residual hip flexor pain since tackling … Continue reading

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Ready to race

So this morning I put on my 13.1 necklace that my mother and father-in-law bought me the Christmas after my first half marathon and I couldn’t help but think about this coming weekend.  Saturday will be a day of firsts … Continue reading

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Only half crazy?

This morning I had a half marathon.  Which went really well- but I wasn’t sure it was going to until it was over, ha.  Not only did I eat completely inappropriately the day before, but I got the worst sleep … Continue reading

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Riddle me this…riddle me that

So this Saturday I will be running my first costume half marathon as- you guessed it- the riddler! I spent a good chunk of yesterday morning working on the shirt since I was trapped in the house while we were … Continue reading

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