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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

A 5k, a 10k and the Ups and Downs of Racing Often

Yesterday marked 4 weeks since the Little Rock Marathon.ย  Since then I’ve actually run in 3 other races- a 2 mile race, a 5k , and a 10k.ย  While I do love to race I probably would not have been so quick to pin on a bib number (especially 3 times!) had it not been for the Arkansas Grand Prix

The Spring Fling 5k Race Recap and Breaking 19 Minutes… again!
The Spring Fling 5k Race Recap and Breaking 19 Minutes… again!

Coming back from an injury can take a while and it’s hard not to get a little discouraged during the comeback phase.  For the last several months I’ve been comparing myself to where I was last year before the plantar fasciitis started.  My foot has felt good for a while now but my confidence in my ability has not been

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

Cabot’s Spring Fling 5K- Race Report
Cabot’s Spring Fling 5K- Race Report

This morning I ran in the Spring Fling 5K in Cabot, Arkansas.  I wasn’t quite sure what to expect since the Little Rock Marathon was 3 weeks ago and I took the following week completely off running because of my hip injury.  I have done one speed session since then and my workouts have been all over the place.  Technically