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Month: March 2017

Staying Focused and Staying POSITIVE- Spring Fling 5k 2017

Staying Focused and Staying POSITIVE- Spring Fling 5k 2017

When it comes to racing I tend to be a creature of habit.  2017 marked my 5th consecutive year of running the Cabot Spring Fling 5k.  Three of these years have been within 2-3 weeks of finishing the Little Rock Marathon but it’s just hard to pass up this one since it’s only 30 minutes from our house and it’s on the Arkansas Grand Prix Schedule. The week leading up to the race was a tough one emotionally.  The Arkansas…

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Chase Race and Paws 2017

Chase Race and Paws 2017

Once again Little Rock Marathon recovery has included a 2 mile race! Why would I do this? Well, besides this particular race being in the Arkansas Grand Prix series this is an all around fun race for the whole family- including our new puppy Pepper!  After last year’s surprising 2 mile race success (6 days post marathon) I decided to follow my same “training” strategy. This is basically do nothing but recover! I can handle that! Below is the  week…

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Little Rock Marathon 2017

Little Rock Marathon 2017

Winning the Little Rock Marathon last year was an experience that I’ll never forget.  I spent the next 12 months knowing that I wanted to run it again but it was very intimating. My 2016 race win would be a very tough act to follow but I knew I wanted to try. Training for LRM started at the beginning of January.  It was a short cycle since I ran the 3 Bridges Marathon mid December and my body needed the…

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