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The Great Race

I have run many, many 5Ks, 4 half marathons, and 1 full marathon to date. But before last Sunday, I had only run one 10K…the Monument Avenue 10K in Richmond, back in 2009 (I think.) It was a fun race, … Continue reading

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A flood…of emotion

This post has been a long time in the making, but I finally have the attitude and confidence to own it. A few weeks ago, I went on a Friday evening run. Sometimes doing late evening runs makes me feel … Continue reading

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Veni, vidi, vici

(For the pre-marathon reflection, go here.) “And here comes our Corral D runners!” And with that, I stepped across the timing belt and started my first marathon. We ran in the Strip District for awhile, then crossed the 7th and … Continue reading

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Twenty and ten and taper

This blog post has been a long time coming – but the past few weeks have been insane, so it’s taken awhile for me to sit down and write. I again went running with Steel City Road Runners for the … Continue reading

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Eighteen!

I ran 18 miles yesterday thanks to the Steel City Road Runners! They sponsored a training run on a trail west of Pittsburgh (the Montour Trail.) Distances from 4-18 miles were offered. And like a sick person, I signed up … Continue reading

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Mush and slush

We are finally back home in Pittsburgh! Although it was great to visit with family and friends, it’s also nice to sleep in your own bed. I went with two friends (one of them was the new running friend) on … Continue reading

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Hey hey good lookin’

Whatcha got cookin? Anyway, it was a beautiful October morning in Pittsburgh. I decided to go for a nice long run since my MIL is in town and we’ve been dining (and drinking) it up. I threw on a t-shirt … Continue reading

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Medals

I came, I saw, I’m sore. I couldn’t sleep the night before. I decided to reorganize my iTunes playlist and accidentally deleted my running mix off my phone in an effort to add one.measly.song. Then I panicked, fixed it, and … Continue reading

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Storage

(I ran at the gym on Wednesday and it was a really crappy run. My legs felt like lead. So for those who think I don’t have crappy days…I do. I didn’t even blog about this run, it stunk so … Continue reading

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The day I accidentally ran 11.5 miles

Today, I put on Facebook “Birmingham Bridge or bust!” From my previous post, I knew that today was going to be the day – it was sunny, warm-ish, and I felt motivated to move. So after some coffee and some … Continue reading

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