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Mentally preparing for marathon training

How much of running is mental vs. physical? I don’t think my body was made to be a runner and it does not come easy. And sometimes, I fool myself into thinking I just can’t run farther or faster or longer. As much as I love to run, it’s not always easy to get out the door and go. But …

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Let’s talk Best Damn Race!

I know many of you who have participated in the Best Damn Race. Since 2013, this race has grown from a local event in Safety Harbor, to Orlando and now, Cape Coral. It is very exciting to be a part of this event and watch it grow each year. I am excited to be an Ambassador again for 2015 as …

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Choosing a marathon training plan…

Now, that’s a sentence I never thought I’d say! Ever since I registered for the Space Coast Marathon, I’ve been thinking about the training much more than the actual race. Let’s face it… Running 26.2 miles scares the heck out of me, but I really think I’m more worried about the training part than anything. In 18 weeks time leading …

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{book review} Marathoning For Mortals

Every day I have an internal debate with myself, usually while I’m out on my morning run. Could I really run a full marathon? Do I have what it takes? A few weeks ago, I went to the library and checked out a handful of books on the subject to see if I could answer that question. I just finished …

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Fun Fact Friday

It’s the Friday before a holiday weekend, my favorite! I have three glorious, wonderful days off after today. There’s so much I can do, or I can choose to do absolutely nothing. The possibilities are endless. I love that. I need the extra day. This girl needs a break. And because I’m so excited about it being a holiday weekend, …

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