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Runner Safety 101

Recently, two runners were chased down along my favorite running route on Clearwater Beach. As odd a news story as this one may be, it can happen anywhere. But when you hear of something happening close to your home, in your neck of the woods, it is a real reminder to do your best to be safe. So, I decided now is …

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National Running Day, Best Damn Race, and a discount code!

Running has played such a huge part in my life the last few years. And while I have not been running as much lately, it still holds a very special place in my heart. Today is National Running Day, held annually on the first Wednesday in June, it is a day when runners everywhere declare their passion for running. If you …

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Words of wisdom for the first time marathoner

The running community is a wonderful group to be a part of. When I first started running, it was partly because of a few blogs I came across. I liked the thought of doing something that would make me feel good about myself, as running did for others. When I decided to run my first half marathon, it was just …

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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} On The Road To Find Out

Recently, I read a YA book for my sister-in-law’s book review blog, Jenna Does Books, which is always a treat. I am certainly not the reviewer that she is, but it’s fun to give my opinions on a book when she asks. Here is the review that I shared with her for her blog…   One of the many perks …

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