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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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Year in Review

I decided last year or the year below that I would do a different type of year in review. Below I have listed my favorite blog post for each of the 12 months in 2012. I did not have much trouble, except in July – where I picked two –  and in December – where… Continue reading Year in Review

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Runner’s World Half and Festival Recap II

It’s really almost all #RunChat! Saturday morning arrived earlier than necessary as I was to report to the volunteer check-in a half hour before my shift began. That meant figuring out how to get to the expo area and this was a good thing as getting there meant I could get to the parking lot… Continue reading Runner’s World Half and Festival Recap II

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It’s Official

Friday evening I got the news. I had applied to be an “official” – sometimes I love quotation marks – #RunChat blogger. I have realized that this blog is getting to be more and more about my running so why not take the leap. The application process was fairly simple, as applications go. I even… Continue reading It’s Official

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My Love of Challenges and a Giveaway

I love a challenge. I am all about setting goals and overcoming obstacles in my fitness life. When I went to California last fall for my mother’s 70th birthday, I looked for a race to run. I could have run a fairly flat 5K in Palm Springs but I chose, instead, to run the Palm… Continue reading My Love of Challenges and a Giveaway

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Ten Things I Love About Running

Back in December I did a “Why I Run” piece for Another Mother Runner. Now here I am with a top ten list of what I love about running. This one comes from those wonderful runners at #runchat 10. I love that running gets me outside, even in the winter. I use to be an… Continue reading Ten Things I Love About Running