Balancing Both Worlds

I often gets asked how often I strength train or cross-train and how I fit them all in with my schedule. Let me first say, it is not easy at all to train for any long distance run and strength train. At least it’s not easy for me. I’m a Mom, and I also have […]

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My First Marathon Journey

I’ve been slacking on my blogging. I’ve actually been working on this one for about a week now- a little bit at a time! I haven’t blogged about any of marathon training so one big blog post will have to suffice! To say that this marathon training has changed the way I look at running […]

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Get Lost in the Noise

Frequently people ask me what I am listening to or what is my favorite music to run to. Let me start by saying I LOVE MUSIC! I love lyrics, getting lost in a song, and how hearing a song can change your entire mood. I’m the type of person that pretty much likes all music. […]

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Bayshore Half Training Continues…

The last four weeks have been pivotal in my training for the Bayshore half at the end of May. I’ve really pushed myself out of my comfort zone on my long runs hitting long run paces I had never before and I think I’ve finally found my rhythm.  The last four weeks have also been […]

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Bayshore Half Marathon Training- Update

So I’m a little behind- I wanted to write a blog post about each week of my training and progress but life happens and I honestly just didn’t have time. I’m such a slacker!  So to make it easier I thought I would give a status update about the last four weeks. I’m currently in […]

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The Love of Running

This past weekend I ran a 5K. It was a fun St.Patrick’s Day 5K and I had been looking forward to it because my training runs have been so much quicker and I really had no doubt in my mind that I would PR. That morning I woke up not feeling my best but still […]

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The Plan Behind my PR’s 

  Very frequently people will ask me what training plan I use or how I have improved so quickly. I know many people use plans from Hal Higdon, Jeff Galloway, etc. I looked into all of them after signing up for my first half marathon. They are everywhere- you can google training plans and find […]

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