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Race Recap: Corktown Races 2022

At the beginning of this year, my friend Kendra decided that she wanted to do her first half marathon in 2022, and she wanted to actually train for it this time. This idea came with wanting to run some other races during the year, the first one being Corktown Races in Detroit for St. Patrick's… Continue reading Race Recap: Corktown Races 2022

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Race Recap: Winterlaufe 2022

100 races. Back in 2008, when I ran my first three 5k races, the idea of running 100 races was not even on my radar. In fact, I took a break from running after those first three races, a break that lasted from 2008 until 2012. Even then, I had no goals of running streaks… Continue reading Race Recap: Winterlaufe 2022

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Race Recap: 2021 Detroit Free Press Marathon

Katelyn and I arrived in downtown Detroit around 5pm on Saturday and headed straight to the expo. We walked right up to the booth selling old marathon gear and I was pleased to get a 2017 marathon shirt that will actually fit me for only $5! We strolled past other vendors on our way back… Continue reading Race Recap: 2021 Detroit Free Press Marathon

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Race Recap: Martian Invasion of Races Virtual Half Marathon 2020

People ask me all the time about my best race experiences. I have too many great races to talk about that I usually have to lump them in different categories. I don't often get asked about my least favorite races, or my worst races. Now I can confidently say that the virtual half marathon I… Continue reading Race Recap: Martian Invasion of Races Virtual Half Marathon 2020

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Race Recap: Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank International Half Marathon 2019

It has been a week since I ran the Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank International Half Marathon, and it's about dang time that I write up my race recap. TL;DR - It was a whole lot of fun, with some crazy ups and downs thrown in, and I'm not just talking about the bridge and the… Continue reading Race Recap: Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank International Half Marathon 2019

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Race Recap: Crim 10 Miler 2019

With how many races I have run over the years, you would think it would be difficult for me to choose my favorite race. But hands down, Crim is it. This year was my 5th year in a row running this race and it was another incredible year! Each year has its own special memories,… Continue reading Race Recap: Crim 10 Miler 2019

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Race Recap: Greater Midland Dow RunWalk 10k 2019

After accomplishing a couple of incredible PRs in the half marathon distance, I decided to "seek discomfort" (as my friend Katelyn puts it) and push to get a 10k PR. The 10k is my least favorite race distance. It is too short to take it easy, and a long distance to go all out. It… Continue reading Race Recap: Greater Midland Dow RunWalk 10k 2019

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Race Recap: Yeungling Shamrock Dolphin Challenge – Part Three

What you've all been waiting for... the final part of my Yeungling Shamrock Dolphin Challenge race recap! Part two captured the 8k on Saturday and this blog will sum up the experience, focusing on my awesome performance at the half marathon on Sunday. Sunday was another dark and early morning for us. We still dressed… Continue reading Race Recap: Yeungling Shamrock Dolphin Challenge – Part Three

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Race Recap: Yeungling Shamrock Dolphin Challenge – Part Two

I know what you're thinking - it's about time Megan wrote the next part of the race recap. Okay, probably not, but I'm definitely thinking it! So let's get on with it and recap the 8k! This was my first time running back to back races on different days. I have run the Irish Double… Continue reading Race Recap: Yeungling Shamrock Dolphin Challenge – Part Two

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Race Recap: Yeungling Shamrock Dolphin Challenge – Part One

Ooof, it has been 2 weeks already since I completed the Yeungling Shamrock Dolphin Challenge in Virginia Beach, and I'm finally getting around to writing a recap of my experience! It was such a fun weekend full of friends, good food, and of course running. To really capture everything I want to share, I'll split… Continue reading Race Recap: Yeungling Shamrock Dolphin Challenge – Part One