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Pittsburgh Half Marathon Recap

Last May the full marathon in Pittsburgh was my first of two full marathons in the month of May. This year, I am not being nearly as daring. I am running the half in both of those cities as opposed to the full. First, I spent Saturday morning wedding dress shopping with my daughter and… Continue reading Pittsburgh Half Marathon Recap

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Blue Ridge Marathon Recap – Last 13 Miles

I believe I left you at the Star on top of Mill Mountain. If you recall, I had sort of caught up with Angie. We headed, not together but close, down Mill Mountain. The down was curvy and a fairly sharp incline. Not far down the hill, about a half mile or so, there was… Continue reading Blue Ridge Marathon Recap – Last 13 Miles

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Blue Ridge Marathon Recap – First 13 miles

I’m going to warn you upfront. This race was amazing. This recap will be long. It may take more than one post to get it all out. Roanoke is a beautiful city. Friends that I have met before and those who I had not met yet made the weekend even better than the beautiful surroundings.… Continue reading Blue Ridge Marathon Recap – First 13 miles

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Summer Races

I thought I had it all figured out. I had to race schedule for July, August, and September that, with my training plan, would put me in  good shape for my mid-October marathon. Unfortunately, my foot was still bothering me. First, the schedule. July 26th, the TCRC Women’s Distance Festival 5K. My 25 year old… Continue reading Summer Races