Tag Archives: racing

An Ode to the 5k

  Oh 5k, how I loathe thee. You would think that because you are such a short distance compared to other races I have run, that I would think you are a breeze, but this is not the case. Sprinting … Continue reading

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Weekly Recap: October Week 5

  Good morning! We are headed down to Orlando today, and had fun spectating at ironman Florida yesterday. My sister survived and did very well, and now we are headed to Disney, because Bobby and I have a race to … Continue reading

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October 2012 Goals

  I wrote a post in September talking about my goals for the month. Now that it’s October (WOW) it’s time to look back and see how I did. I decided to only set 3 goals for September, I have … Continue reading

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Favorite Race Bling

  It’s no secret I love to race. I love the thrill of the start, the adrenaline of the home stretch, and the accomplishment of crossing the finish line. However, I am a girl, and I also really, really love … Continue reading

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Now What? What to do after you run a 5K

  I know a lot of people who have had great success with the Couch to 5k program. It is structured, it is easy to understand, and it produces results. I think a lot of people love and complete this … Continue reading

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Running With Chronic Illness

  . “Nausea” Pencil drawing by Malinda Ann Hill I started running when I was 22. Over the last 18 years, I’ve run dozens of races and completed 7 marathons while living with chronic illness. I have gastroparesis (delayed stomach … Continue reading

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Weekly Recap: April Week 3

  Good morning from Disney World! I am here at the Grand Floridian for the next three days! (Remember, I am a travel agent and can book your Disney vacation for you…at no extra cost to you!) Today we are … Continue reading

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Race day, Half #12 and weekly recap

  I am up bright and early this morning for half marathon number 12. I am running the Gulf Coast half marathon in Pensacola, FL. It is part of the gulf coast series (remember the one I ran in October … Continue reading

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Mud

  Not gonna lie,  the idea of a mud race scares me. Don’t get me wrong, I think the idea in theory is awesome and a big money maker, but this girl is scared when it comes to mud and … Continue reading

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You Know You

  Now that Disney Princess is over, as well as RnR New Orleans, it’s time to think about my “spring” training plan. I use the term loosely because it has been spring around here for a long time. Our grass … Continue reading

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