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2013: The year of running and races

As I sit here and look back over the year and all that I accomplished, I am trying to think of one word to describe how I feel. I think “proud” is perfect. proud – feeling pleasure or satisfaction over something regarded as highly honorable or creditable to oneself Yes, that pretty much sums it up….   My last race …

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#11in2013 update and I’m a Half Fanatic!

Here we are, mid-April and my spring race season is officially over. It’s now 90 degrees outside and summer is here. Perfect time to give an update on my #11in2013 update.     At the beginning of the year, I wrote a post about the races / runs  I planned to do this year. Nine of them, to be exact, …

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I run because…

      With the Iron Girl this weekend here in Clearwater, I find myself in the midst of yet another race week and as with every other one I’ve done, I’m so excited. In all honestly, I didn’t think this type of excitement would go on forever. I figured the first few races would and then the excitement would …

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Ready for Sunday, I think!

This weekend is the Women’s Half-Marathon in St. Petersburg. It seems like it’s been forever since I signed up for it, so excited at the prospect of doing my second half this year. Not terribly long after, my sciatica decided it didn’t like me and wanted to torture me for several long weeks and my training plan sat there, untouched because I …

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Holy Half-Marathon!

Two weeks from tomorrow, on Sunday November 18, I will be doing my second half-marathon – the Women’s Half Marathon in St. Petersburg. Yesterday morning, as I was running 3.11 miles at the park, I realized that I am so not prepared. Dealing with my sciatica right when I was supposed to start training for the half was not the …

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