My Life is about to get REAL!

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Ok, so not like life hasn’t been real.  But I have really had to focus on my day to day lately so I could prepare for what I have coming. First things first…I am going to  try to blog either … Continue reading

October 2017 Recap

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October was a month of should haves for me.  There are several things I did but a lot of things I didn’t. I  did spend my Saturday mornings running but at cross country meets not for myself. I didn’t run … Continue reading

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

Week 7 Workout Recap

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Week 7 (2/12-2/18) Last week was far from where I wanted it to be.  I had sick kids at home and I wasn’t feeling great myself.  So it became kind of a quiet before the storm kind of week. Sunday: … Continue reading

Finding Peace on the Trails

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Yesterday started off and ended GREAT!  It was a beautiful crisp morning and I just knew something good was in the air.I had a couple issues with my work programs throughout the day and still had some residual cold issues … Continue reading

Week 6 Workout Recap

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Week 6 (2/5-2/11) Sunday:  I had 8 on the books and a friend had 5.  I told her I would meet her after running 3 and we could do the last 5 together.  It was beautiful out, well it was … Continue reading

Week 5 Workout Recap

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Week 5 (01/29-02/04): This week was better in terms of running but was a complete fail in the cross training part of life.  I had a houseful of sick kids all week and it made life just a little more … 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