Goals for 2017, Keeping It Real, Race Recaps, Running

Race Recap: Girls on the Run Reindeer Run 5k 2017

My relationship with running lately has not been the greatest. I have been slacking with exercise period, definitely feeling some winter blues, and having a hard time with some major changes in my life. In the last couple of years things have changed so drastically and I find myself saying every single year... "If you… Continue reading Race Recap: Girls on the Run Reindeer Run 5k 2017

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Race Recap: 2nd Annual Trick or Trot 5k

The weekend before Halloween, Ken, our friend Christine and I dressed up as superheroes to run the 2nd annual Trick or Trot 5k. This race was organized by our friend Matt who is the director of bands at Meridian schools. Proceeds from the race help fundraise band events such as their performance coming up soon… Continue reading Race Recap: 2nd Annual Trick or Trot 5k

Detroit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathon, Goals for 2017, Race Recaps, Running

Race Recap: Detroit Free Press International Marathon 2017

I signed up for my second marathon on January 1st, 2017 to get the early bird rate. I can't believe that was just a little over 10 months ago, and I can't believe how much my life has changed since then. So many things have happened to me - good and bad. A lot of… Continue reading Race Recap: Detroit Free Press International Marathon 2017

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September 2017 Training Recap

Today is October 1st, one of my favorite days of the year. September and October are my favorite months... I love autumn! The back to school excitement, football, cooler temperatures... wait, I'm sorry... This September we got a blast of summer the week fall officially started with temperatures in the 90s! And what did I… Continue reading September 2017 Training Recap

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Race Recap: Run for Your Heart 10k 2017

I had originally planned on running a different race this past weekend - the Patriot's Race in my hometown of Troy through the cemetery where my grandparents are buried. It had also been planned to be my 50th race, but running the Elsie Dairy Dash and getting my sub 30 5k changed that. Recent life… Continue reading Race Recap: Run for Your Heart 10k 2017

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August 2017 Training Recap

It is officially the last day of August. Kids have started going back to school this week, and my summer loving friends are already annoyed with my excitement over football, sweatshirts and all things pumpkin. August officially started my marathon-only training and unfortunately has ended with a possible injury. We'll see what I find out… Continue reading August 2017 Training Recap

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July 2017 Training Recap

So I'm going to try something new. I rarely talk about my training, just about the end result - races. It's time to talk about the hard work that pays off in the end. Here's my first monthly training recap! Total Running Miles: 70.38 (last year 52.08) Total Miles: 121 (includes swimming & biking) What was I… Continue reading July 2017 Training Recap