Tag Archives: Running

Mercedes Half Marathon Race Recap 2012

I wrote most of this after I ran the race on February 13, but I figured I’d wait to post it until I took it from a tired rambling train of thought to a coherent post…. I really hate getting … Continue reading

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Join me for #Fitblog Chat February 6!

Hi everyone! I’ll be the moderator for the Twitter #fitblog chat on Monday, February 6 at 1:30pm ET. If you’ve never heard of Fitblog Chats, check it out here: http://fitblogchats.com/ The topic will be: Success, Failure, and Motivation The four … Continue reading

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Short and Sweet – My Mantra for the Houston Marathon

My Inspiration: “Your body will argue that there is no justifiable reason to continue. Your only recourse is to call on your spirit, which fortunately functions independently of logic.” – Tim Noakes And My Mantra: “Pain is temporary. Regret is forever.” … Continue reading

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Running Music – Houston Marathon Playlist

I’m always looking for new running music. Sites like RockMyRun.com offer lots of play lists, but I always find it frustrating to sift through the thousands of songs and playlists to find those three or four new songs to put … Continue reading

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Red Nose Run 10mi – Race Recap

Well, I said I’d never run the Red Nose Run in Birmingham again because of how badly mis-managed the 5k was in 2010. But seeing as the race has a 10 mile distance and it’s exactly 8 days before the … Continue reading

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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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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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