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Giveaway: Cherry Blossom 10-miler Guaranteed Entry (Updated! Now with more chances to win!)

**UPDATED! Now with more time and chances to win! Congrats to all those runners who made it through the lottery for the Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10 mile run!  This will be my first time running the CUCB 10 mile … Continue reading

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TXU Energy 2011 Turkey Trot Race Recap

After reading about the horribleness of the Hot Chocolate 5k and 15k (managed by RAM Racing, who joins my list with the 13.1 ‘Marathon’ Series of Race Organizers whom I will never again support in any way), I remembered I … Continue reading

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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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Dear Marine Corps Marathon…

Dear 36th Annual Marine Corps Marathon, It’s been a long journey to get to you. A couple of years ago, I found myself unhappy with my lack of energy and my semi-addiction to diet coke.  I was unmotivated to move.  … Continue reading

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Game. On.

I’ve been counting down to the 36th Marine Corps Marathon for weeks now. I’ve been a little obsessive, actually.  Now, we’re down to the final 24 hours.  (Eeeep!!) Yesterday, L and I went to the MCM Expo at the DC … 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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Well How About That!

I certainly didn’t intend to PR my half marathon this weekend, but that’s what I did. I bested my time by a full 7 minutes and 5 seconds. Go me! And that was on a course that would never be described … Continue reading

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