Cross Country State Championships…

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I don’t have much to say to recap this weekend.  I spent Friday night in Terre Haute, IN for Saturdays Indiana State Cross Country Championships at Lavern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course.  The race didn’t start until 1pm so we … Continue reading

My Favorite Running Questions and Non Runners…

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As a runner and coach (both track and cross country) I have learned a lot.  I have not, however,  yet learned how to get word out to the non running world how it is not fun to give lackluster responses to … Continue reading

10 Things I wish I knew then…

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Recently I have been around a lot of newer runners.  Watching them as they train.  Some just working up to being able to run a mile, some training for their first half marathon and others building toward that very first … Continue reading

Air Force Marathon Recap

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This is going to be long…but it is a race recap sooooo that’s ok right?! Let me start with Friday..I left work and headed to Ohio to get there in time to pick up my packet.  It was a 3.5 … Continue reading

8 Days and a 20 Mile Run!

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Where do I even start for this post.  I guess I can back up to the end of July when I last wrote something.  I just needed a break.  I needed to focus on being a good mom, girlfriend and … Continue reading

Weekend Wrap up with Training

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Wow, has is been a busy week and a half!!  I have been spread thin with work, baseball, training and life in general.  Last weeks training went not as expected.  I didn’t make it to Canada due to Diggs having … Continue reading

The ‘First’ Long Run and Positive Thinking

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Marathon training is moving right along and I have been having a blast!  My coach Kyle has been giving me GREAT workouts that really challenge me physically but also make me realize how much I love the hard work.  I feel … Continue reading

Clear Lake 10k

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This was me and Dares third time running this race, so we knew the drill and were excited for it to come around.  This is the only 10k we run each year, so it is a pretty big deal.  We … Continue reading

Battle Creek Half Marathon

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This recap will be a little different than normal.  I was a pacer for the 11 min/mile group for the inaugural BCHM, so this is more my experience with that and my overall thoughts on the race.  I will still … Continue reading