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We Came, We Ran, We Conquered!

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2013 Bellin Run is officially in the books and we rocked it! Matt and I before the race This morning I woke up with mixed emotions going into this race.  Nerves and Excitement were all over the place.  It was my last race before I turn 40.  I knew that I had been training hard […]

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It’s going to be a busy summer…

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… but I wouldn’t have it any other way! With running events at least twice a month plus a few cycling events, it is going to be an amazing summer!   Someone asked me what all I was planning for this summer.  Here is the list (as of right now anyway) to include the events […]

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Starting off the month with a bang!

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In my mind, this weekend was officially the start of the summer running season. It’s close to the end of the school year, the days are getting warmer (at least in theory – Mother Nature has not been our friend so far this year so far) and my days that I am not able to […]

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Don’t let vacation stop your quest for success…

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…embrace it and the vacation becomes part of the success! The Memorial Day Weekend is upon us and we made the adventure Up North.  Time to relax, spend time with family and enjoy some quiet time.  Enjoying this time without sabotaging my hard work over the last few days is possible, I just need to […]

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Running addiction?

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I am now understanding how people can say that running can be an addiction.  For me, it’s not necessary the running itself, but the sense of accomplishment and pride that comes with crossing the finish line of an event, setting a new time PR or just finishing a run that you didn’t think you could […]

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Life is a Journey…

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… hang on and enjoy the ride! Yesterday was the big day.  My first Half Marathon since 2011. The Journey’s Marathon in Eagle River. The was a variety of emotions through out the day, but everything could not have been more perfect! Ok, maybe the fact that is was snowing when I woke up in the morning […]

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Run for Home!

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Today marked the 3rd 5K of 2013! Elizabeth and I before our runs Honestly, the weather could not have been better to head out for a run with great friends.  Although we would not actually be running together since I was doing the 5K and everyone else was doing the 10k, it was fun all […]

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Lack of motivation? Stuck in a slump?

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I knew it would hit me again sooner or later.  It usually hits a few months after I join a gym.  This time it was 6 months before it really hit me.  Yesterday and Sunday I had a serious lack of motivation to get myself moving. While I was sitting at work yesterday, I could […]

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Sweet Tooth alert!

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This afternoon, while sitting at my desk working, I had a ginormous craving for somethign sweet.  Before I headed towards the vending machine to see what I could find, I remembered about my chocolate stash in my desk!  Thanks to a post on Facebook a few weeks ago and a trip to my local Target […]

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Running like a fool

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The 3rd Annual April Fools 5k… on Friday the 5th of April.  I am thinking that the joke is that is was NOT run on April 1st!   After a busy week of work, playing catch up on projects that piled up from taking the previous week off for spring break, the run was a welcome […]