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October 28, 2017

After the Army Ten Miler, I was itching to race again. I tried to put a positive spin on it, but I was really, really disappointed in my performance that day. I just KNEW I had it in me, and didn't want to feel like my first truly structured training cycle was a letdow...

October 18, 2017

Hey friends! Today, I'm (finally) sharing my experience running the 2017 Army Ten Miler in Washington, D.C. It was one of the largest races I've ever participated in, and while it wasn't my best race ever, it was so much fun! I'm taking you through our whole experience...

September 22, 2017

When Grace was about four weeks old, I decided I wanted to run a half-marathon before my maternity leave ended. I hadn't even been cleared to exercise yet, but I knew it would motivate me to get back in shape! After a few days of searching, I ended up finding a relativ...

September 10, 2017

A quick recap of Week 5 of Army 10-Miler Training. One month to go!

Happy Sunday friends! I'm here for a quick recap of my Army 10-Miler Training over the past seven days. This was a pretty intense week for me, both in terms of volume and speed. I ended up running 33 mi...

August 27, 2017

Three weeks down -- six to go! I'm 1/3 of the way done with 10-Miler training, and this week was felt exceptionally good!


Plan: 3-5 miles at an 8:18-8:48 pace

Actual: 4 stroller miles in 33:18 / 8:18 pace

This was the last day of my vacation time, so I enjoyed some...

August 21, 2017

Week 2 is in the books! Despite being a "vacation week" from work, it was actually pretty challenging to find the time and motivation to get my workouts in. My husband left for two weeks of field training on Monday, and our full-time babysitter had an unexpected famil...

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