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Race Recap: Hot Chocolate 15k/5k DC

Alternatively titled: How NOT to plan a race! People all over the webernets have been calling it an “epic fail”.  Carly called it a “total train wreck”.  There’s even a Change.org petition attempting to get runners’ entry fees refunded.  All of these … Continue reading

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An early morning run, upcoming races, and my 2011 goal.

You may have noticed that since completing my very first marathon  on October 30, the blog has been a little quiet.  That’s what happens when work and life get crazy! Since the MCM, I’ve moved apartments.  I now live soveryclose to Carly that … Continue reading

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Well if everyone else is…

Ok, so Carly and Suze both posted their race schedules for the rest of the year… I figured I would too!  Just call me Follower McGee. I’ve got a 5k, half marathon, and two full marathons in the next 6 … Continue reading

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I Might Be a Warrior.

On Sunday, Carly and I attempted the Warrior Dash in Maryland.  No, that’s not right, we did not attempt – we dominated!  (In our own way!) The Warrior Dash is this crazy, muddy obstacle course.  The MD version was approximately … Continue reading

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36 hours until my first half-marathon.

And I’m not really all that nervous. Granted,  besides the 5k last Saturday in the snow, I haven’t run in over two weeks, but I’m feeling good about the race. All thanks to a serendipitous confluence of events. I’m finally over … Continue reading

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Old goal, meet new goal.

We’ve all been told it’s a good thing to be flexible. Fortunately, I was given the genetics to be approximately 73.5% flexible. (Mentally, that is. Physically I’m working on it.) I had some goals for races in February, including my … Continue reading

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I need a ruling…

I’ve run two races in 2011, and it’s already glaringly obvious that I really need a Garmin Running Watch.  Neither of these races (or many of the other races, for that matter) have seemed to be able to record my finish … Continue reading

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