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Laura’s Marine Corps Marathon race recap (finally!)

I’ve been putting off writing my race recap, mostly because I’ve been trying to make sense of it all 1 , . I thought I’d feel a giant sense of accomplishment from finishing, but the only feeling I really have is … Continue reading

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Race Recap: Marine Corps Marathon

Alternate title: My first marathon! Alternate title: Holy crap! I can’t believe it! Alternate title: Ouch. Let’s start with the best news first: I DID IT!!! I *FINISHED*. I completed the Marine Corps Marathon. I have to be honest, the … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Musings: My Taper Madness.

Now that it’s fall, or marathon season, Taper Madness is sweeping the nation.  (Not to be confused with Tapir Madness.)  The Taper is the decrease in miles run in the three weeks prior to a longer race, such as a … Continue reading

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Race Recap: Baltimore Half Marathon (or, how I did NOT meet my one and only goal)

Oh, Baltimore.  How you crushed my poor little heart. Okay, so that’s a bit overdramatic considering I didn’t really think of Saturday’s Half Marathon as a race, but more of a training run.  I was using it to prep for … Continue reading

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I Rocked and/or Rolled that Race!

There’s something satisfying about checking off something on a list.  Even more satisfying is checking off the first of five fall races – Rock’n’Roll Half Marathon in Virginia Beach.  A small step on my way to my very first ever … Continue reading

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See wildlife! Right in your living room!

So I forgot to share that yesterday, as I was using the little girls tree in the forest, a short-eared dog ran in front of me. Not a dog with short ears – a short-eared dog. It’s apparently very rare … Continue reading

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In the Field

Back to the field today! I’m up to 280 data points, which is 30 over my bare minimum and about 70 below my ‘I’m happy’ amount. Any more than 500 total becomes a little bit of overkill.  So I’m right … Continue reading

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