How I became a runner…

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Long post alert:  🙂 Every now and again I sit down and reflect on my why.  Why did I start running and why do I have such a hard time with it now.  Now something to understand is this.  I … 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

Marine Corp Marathon Recap

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Beware….long recap ahead. Sunday morning came with ease.  I had some pizza early Saturday evening and went to bed later than I wanted but I felt rested and ready.  I got around while the crew slept peacefully in the room. … Continue reading

When I don’t run for a WEEK!!!

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Thank you all for your kind words.  Talking about these things has never been easy but I also know that a lot of females follow the patterns I did, and go from one abuser to the next.  It becomes the … 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

Air Force Marathon: T minus 2 Days

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There is only 2 days and approximately 3 miles between me and my first full marathon.  So I wanted to share with you guys how my week has been going as this day FINALLY comes around. For those of you … 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