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Half Marathon Training Recap

Next weekend is my Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon in Savannah, Georgia and I feel like I am in a time warp writing that because it has come so quickly! Surprisingly, my last training check-in was at week 4! Whaaat?! And looking back at that check-in, it was not very impressive. I think that was when I realized the […] Read more…

9 Energy Boosting Songs for Running

Music is such a wonderful motivator for me when it comes to running. No matter how tired I get during a run, a great, fast paced beat can bring me back up to speed and feeling ready to go. Now that I am training for a half marathon, runs are getting longer, and I started […] Read more…

This Weekend & My New Breakfast Obsession

I feel like this past weekend was a nice long one and a lot happened. And that is not usually the case so that is really fun to say! We all got to watch lots of football! Our family’s favorite team, UCF played on Saturday afternoon. Afterwards we had to get on our Notre Dame gear and root […] Read more…

Half Marathon Training Update

Ok, so I am going to be completely honest here… Weeks 3 & 4 of half marathon training were not the best. Week 3 – Build a Base Sunday – Run 3 Miles – MISSED (It was a holiday weekend! Now excuses? I know :/ ) Monday – Run 5 Miles – MISSED (I was traveling home […] Read more…

Just One of Those Days

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This week I have been on schedule with Half Marathon Training. I have been running all of my mileage and completed a Cross Training workout. I never made it to the Cardio Kickboxing class, but I did complete a Nike Training workout routine instead that got me really sore yesterday. But last night’s 3 mile […] Read more…

Half Marathon Training – Full Speed Ahead

I have completed my first week of Half Marathon Training and am halfway through Week 2. So far so good! The only thing I have to complain about is running outside in the heat. This past weekend was a scorcher! I decided to head out for a run at around 11 am when Rylee went […] Read more…

Half Marathon Training Motivation

I came to a realization today. That I am extremely motivated by setting schedules and routines for myself. Sure, I can say to myself “I’ll just go to the gym tonight after work,” all willy nilly. And as much as I truly want to work out that day, once “after work” comes along, “heading home […] Read more…

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