Half Crazy Hamster

Lets run 33 hills! It will be fun!

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Yes, I said this, and I will say it again! That is exactly what we did with the Run The Bluegrass (RTB) Half marathon in Lexington Kentucky!  Dubbed “America’s Prettiest Half Marathon” and set up with the backdrop of Kentucky Horse Country, it was one race I will never forget! I first heard about this […]

Hamster Races

Running for chocolate is always a good thing!

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But running with friends is always better! When Carrie and I realized that we were both signed up for the Cellcom Full marathon, we knew that we would be spending more time to gether, getting in those long runs on Saturdays!  Since the Seroogy 15k/5k race fell on the same weekend that we had 10 […]

Personal Growth

Stop, recharge and refocus

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Your body is always whispering to you.  The secret is learning to stop and listen to it, before it has to start yelling. This is true in every area of your life!  If you eat something you shouldn’t, your stomach probably tells you.  If you run yourself ragged and don’t get enough rest, you body […]

Personal Growth

Running and the mind games we play with ourselves

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Being positive doesn’t mean ignoring the negative….  being positive means overcoming the negative Ask any runner and then will tell you, some runs are better than others.  Some days you feel like you can keep going all day, when other days, just getting a mile in is a chore.  2 Miles one day feels like […]

Products that I love

Bringing Skirt Sports into 2017 with style!!

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I am so excited to say that I have the honor to continue my adventure as a Skirt Sports Captain Ambassador for 2017! I am proud to represent this company that truly cares about and listens to its customers! They truly believe that #realwomenmove and that everyone should look good (and feel comfortable) while they […]

Hamster Races

Warrior Dash 2016, a family affair!

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5 years ago when I did my first Warrior Dash, it was with a group of friends and a bunch of their friends. Each year, my husband joined me on the adventure, but it was not until 2013 that he actually joined the fun. He wasn’t planning on participating but after a friend of mine […]

Hamster Races

Medal Monday: Houdini 10k – The great escape

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My brain is the key that sets me free – Harry Houdini After a successful race last year, RunAway Shoes brought back the Houdini 10k again!  Since we all loved this race last year, it was a no brainer that we signed up again!  6.2 miles, starting downtown Appleton, winding through Lawrence University and along the […]