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Race Day thoughts

Since this was my fist major race, I really didn’t know what I was getting into on the brisk, nay FREAKIN’ COLD morning of November 3rd. I was a tad nervous to say the least. As the time got closer … Continue reading

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Run a Half Marathon…Check!!

I just got home from running, and finishing the Monumental Half-Marathon! According to texts my friends received (and then sent me), I finished in 2 hours, 11 minutes and 51 seconds! This race was cold, kind of dreary, and crowded, … Continue reading

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It’s Here!

The half-marathon I have been training for is right around the corner, and I’m pretty excited about it! I’m also excited that I’m doing this as a Plant Powered runner! Speaking of Plant Powered, I got my ‘No-Meat-Athlete‘ long sleeve … Continue reading

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Taper Week + Fun Gigs!

Well, here we are. The week before my first half-marathon and I gotta say that I’m pretty excited about it! This week is the second of two taper weeks, meaning that the milage is less than previous weeks. It kind … Continue reading

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Monumental Half-Marathon Team RBD!!

The Monumental Marathon and Half Marathon is on November 3rd, 2012. As this is my first half-marathon, I’m thinking I may need some sort of support team, or at least suggestions of how to best navigate eating/drinking throughout the race. … Continue reading

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The Fear of Failure

The Fear of Failure is upon us all the time. For some people, it is a tiny fear WAY back somewhere in the packed attic of their brain. For others, the fear of failure can be strong enough that it … Continue reading

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Wow and Whew!

The last week of running has been pretty amazing! Two Saturday’s ago I participated in a 47K relay. I was one of four people running a 2.2 mile circuit. The four of us ran the 47K (which is a marathon) … Continue reading

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