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Run the Line Half Marathon 2017 Race Recap

Run the Line Half Marathon 2017 Race Recap

Run the Line Half Marathon is the 4th race on the Arkansas Grand Prix schedule and once again this race turned into a girls weekend. Good times!  I rode down to Texarkana with my friends Natalie and Beverly.  There we met up with Amy and Lori.  We picked up our race packets and then headed to dinner. After dinner we checked into our hotel and got everything ready for race morning.  I never know what my sleep will be like…

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The One Hour Track Run and the River Trail 15k- Pacing makes all the difference!

The One Hour Track Run and the River Trail 15k- Pacing makes all the difference!

My first race of the year got off to a rough start. I had no desire to even write about it but I decided years ago to share all race experiences- good or bad so I guess it’s time to get around to this one! Last year I loved the One Hour Track Run. I had a great race and stayed focused and in the zone the entire race. I ended up running 38 laps and averaged a 6:14 pace….

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Race Report- The Bison Stampede {Me- Negative Splitting a 5K?!}

Race Report- The Bison Stampede {Me- Negative Splitting a 5K?!}

The 5K distance is by FAR my most raced distance.  I’ve been racing them since I was a kid and on through college.  When I got back into running a few years ago and I started training for longer distances like the marathon and the half marathon I still couldn’t resist sprinkling in a few 5K’s here and there.  I just love this distance.  It’s hard and fast but I love the challenge of putting it all out there.  Still,…

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Sleeping in or running early…

Sleeping in or running early…

This morning I got a text from a friend who was supposed to meet me to run early. She couldn’t make it because her son was sick. Suddenly I thought about how nice it would be to just go back to bed. It’s VERY easy to justify sleeping in to a mom who:1.) didn’t get to bed early enough to begin with and2.) woke up 2 times during the night to nurse a baby. Then I remembered all the reasons…

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