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Tag : 4th of July

Fast Firecracker 5K- 2014 edition!

The Fast Firecracker- I love this race.  The course, the atmosphere and the fact that it’s on the 4th of July.  Did I mention it’s also very fast?! Last year was my first time to experience this race and as soon as I crossed the line I knew I would be back!  This race will always be special to me

The Fast Firecracker 5K {Breaking 18!!}

The Fast Firecracker 5K is a race that is very true to its name.  For the last few years I’ve heard it was fast but on Thursday I was able to experience it for myself.  And it was awesome. I’ve been gearing up for this race as my “A Race” ever since Boston.  I knew if there was ever a

My Favorite Run of the Year and Some Final 5K Thoughts….

Can 2013 be over halfway over?  Summer is flying by and my official 5K training season is coming to a close.  It was short and sweet.  In two days is the big race and I hope I’m ready.  I’ve put in the training.  Time to put it all out there on July 4th. I am not one who traditionally races

Edible Patriotism!

Happy 4th of July!! Looking for something tasty to make on the 4th of July? Try an American Flag Tart! Ingredients:2 pkgs. refrigerated sugar cookie dough8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened2 Tbsp. butter, softened2-3 Tbsp. milk1 cup powdered sugar1 Tbsp. lemon juiceBlueberriesStrawberries Directions:Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a cookie sheet and then press cookie dough into a rectangular