Monthly Archives: May 2012

One Lovely Blog Pink Tree Award

Heidi at the amazing blog Idlehide nominated me for a One Lovely Blog Award! (by the way, although her blog title implies that she is “idle” she is anything but…check it out to hear more about her accomplishments with running … Continue reading

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We did it!

It was hilly, it was HOT, but we did it. They weren’t our best times (my time of 2:14 was a far cry from my half marathon PR of 1:40 I set in February at the Colonial Half), but we … Continue reading

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Well that didn’t boost my confidence

I’m so glad my sister had a good last long run before this weekend’s race. I, on the other hand, wasn’t so lucky. My 8.5 miler yesterday was fraught with problems from the start. It’s not like I expect to … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle – The Final Countdown

Hi everyone, I’m Becky, Claire’s twin sister, and I’m back with my fourth and final installment of my “Back in the Saddle” guest post series. If you’re just joining, you can also check out my first three posts: Back in … Continue reading

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1st Place (W 21-30) Strawberry 1 Mile

It’s been a long, crazy fun weekend in West Virginia. I decided not to run in my “secret” half marathon (it was the Historic Half in Fredericksburg for anyone who was wondering) and instead stay and party with my friends … Continue reading

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4 deer, 3 spiders, 2 snakes, 1 dead squirrel…and strawberries?

Eww, what? Those are all the critters and creepy crawlies I saw (and almost ran over) on my run today. No joke, I almost stepped on 2 black snakes. EEEEeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeek! They looked like this It’s not like I was out … Continue reading

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Weight of the Nation

Things are crazy busy this week. Like CRAZY. I have two reports to write not to mention I am still (STILL?!) feeling sick. So I don’t have a ton of time to put together some posts until Thursday or Friday, … Continue reading

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