Monthly Archives: February 2012


What a nice Tuesday morning surprise! Instead of the 1:40:52 half marathon PR I announced on Sunday, my chip time revealed that I ran about 20 seconds faster (ok, so it’s not like 20 seconds is a lot of time … Continue reading

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2012 Academy Award Fashion Rundown

Thank you so much for the nice comments and support on my half marathon PR yesterday! I still can’t believe I ran that fast, especially because the course was extremely difficult (it even says that on the website and I … Continue reading

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Half Marathon PR

I PR’d today at the Colonial Half in Williamsburg. By over 10 minutes!! My net time was 1:40:52. Not sure yet about my chip time but it should be right around there. It was an extremely hilly course but I … Continue reading

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Building Up Running Mileage

Building up your mileage while training for a distance event is both simple and complicated at the same time. It’s simple because most training plans follow the same formula: they slowly build mileage over the course of 12-18 weeks in … Continue reading

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Wednesdays Are Tough

Wednesdays are tough. Not as hard as Tuesdays for me (come on people, we’re one day closer to the weekend!), but they’re definitely tough. You’re still two days off from the weekend and (if you’re like me) you’re inundated with … Continue reading

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One Year Anniversary

IT’S PARTY TIME! Happy One Year Anniversary To My Blog!! A year ago I decided I wanted to start a blog to document my life in the small town of Charlottesville. I wasn’t that happy and felt like something needed … Continue reading

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Early Spring Teaser

Yesterday we had a very early spring-like day: 60s and sunny. What do us central Virginians do when we have such beautiful weather? Go wine tasting 🙂 We went to Pippin Hill, a new winery south of Cville. It has … Continue reading

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