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Month: March 2014

Manna 5K Race Report

Manna 5K Race Report

Hello there! Yes, I’m back with not just any race report but another 5k race report…. or two…I promise I have not gone crazy- but I’ll admit that I may have run one too many 5k’s lately. I will start with my Saturday morning race- the Manna 5K.  This was the second year for this race event in my town but my first time to participate.  It was hosted by the members of the Cloverdale church of Christ and 100%…

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The Big 5K Doubleheader- 2 Race Reports in One!

The Big 5K Doubleheader- 2 Race Reports in One!

It’s official.  The 5K is definitely my favorite racing distance- period.  Up until Saturday I had raced four times in 2014 and did not meet my pacing goals in ANY of them. To be honest I have been a little down and discouraged trying to figure out what’s been going wrong.  I wasn’t have fun and enjoying racing.  In every race I reached a point of frustration and switched from Plan A to “Survival Mode.” This is never a good…

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Germantown Half Marathon Weekend Recap

Germantown Half Marathon Weekend Recap

The Germantown Half Marathon is a race I’ve heard about for years but for one reason or another I had never registered for it until this year.  The timing for it is usually two weeks after LRM which makes it hard (for me) to race both.  Since I did not run a full marathon this spring I decided to give Germantown a try.  For a relatively small, local race it offers prize money.  You never know who will show up…

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The Little Rock Half Marathon Weekend and Race Recap- EPIC!!

The Little Rock Half Marathon Weekend and Race Recap- EPIC!!

The Little Rock Marathon is a special race to me.  I have participated as a spectator, relay runner, half marathoner and marathoner.  I wrote more about these memories in this post. This past fall when LRM registration opened I was contacted by Joyce Taylor, the Elite Program Coordinator of the Little Rock Marathon.  (She also happened to coordinate the Elite Program for the go! Mile race I ran last June.)  Joyce is so nice to work with and extremely organized. …

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