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Beat the Blerch Half Marathon Race Recap

September 23, 2018

  Everything I ever understood about support and encouragement during a race weekend was put away on Saturday at the Beat the Blerch Half/Marathon weekend. Karen and I donned big “Blerch” Suits and spent the greater part of the day telling runners to slow down, maybe have a nap on the couch…oh, and we have…

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Fortitude 10k Race Recap — the Perfect PR

September 9, 2018

11:00 pm Sunday night: I’m staring at the ceiling, mind racing with anticipation. I laid out all my clothes and gear hours ago. I ate a healthy dinner, and even turned the lights out at 9:00 pm. Yes. I’d been lying there for 2 hours waiting on sleep. Finally, after tossing and turning, I decide…

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Ogden Half Marathon Race Report

June 3, 2018

Our training doesn’t exist in a vacuum. I say this all the time, and it couldn’t be more true than with the Ogden Marathon event. This “perfect for first-timers” race truly was an unexpected redemption from the poor experience I had at my last half-marathon. This weekend held some significance: Ogden Marathon hosts other events…

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MY FIRST MARATHON

August 3, 2017

When I signed up for my first Marathon, I needed a training plan. I used the “Finish It” Plan designed by Coach Christine Hinton from the book (Affiliate Link), Train Like a Mother: How to Get Across Any Finish Line — and not lose your family, job, or sanity by Sarah Bowen Shea and Dimity McDowell…

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