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Saucony Ride 6

Like listening to music while you run? Multiple playlists are a good idea! On recovery runs, when runners are often tempted to run too fast, make sure your playlist includes slower tempo music and relaxing songs. Listening to songs that pump you up can lead you to running faster on your slower paced runs than […]

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IMG_9484

I wrote a post. My computer crashed – it’s been one of those days. The post basically said I love the beach. I’m feeling extra thankful that I didn’t have to wait an entire year to make it back to one of my favorite places. Life rarely goes as planned but it always works out in the […]

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Run For Independence 8K 4

Race Name: Run For Independence 8K Race Location: Leesburg, VA Race Date: 6.29.2013 Race Website: http://www.prraces.com/independence/  Results: http://prracing.racebx.com/files/results/4d9205ce-7a0c-46c1-8929-4f56c0a86522/4fff3df7-af1c-49af-9650-28acc0a8651f/2013%20Run%20for%20Independence%20overall.htm Parking: Plenty of parking in a field a couple of minutes walk from the start and finish Photos: Free photos Start Time: 7:00 am Overall I liked this race. It was local for me and easy to […]

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Nuun 2

I’ve signed up for a bunch of local races in my area but the race that has been getting me out of bed in the early morning hours this summer is Hood To Coast! {http://hoodtocoast.com/} For the second time I get to run Hood To Coast with a team that nuun has put together!! If you […]

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Believe I Am Butterfly

Wanted to share a fun giveaway with you all!! Believe I Am is offering you the opportunity to win one of their Believe I Am butterfly necklaces. A couple of months ago I ordered one for myself after lusting over it for awhile. I literally wear it every other day and it’s become an important […]

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Find Your Strong - Trail Picture

Looking for some music to add to your workout playlist? Check out Run Hundred for their July List. This summer’s shaping up to be an excellent one for both Selena Gomez and remixes. The former wizard of Waverly Place pulls off a rare feat—logging two songs in this month’s top 10. Meanwhile, Kendrick Lamar adds a little grit to Emeli Sande’s […]

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How I Eat 6

I’ve been getting a plethora of nutrition emails lately so I thought I would begin to talk about it here. If you follow me on instagram you may have noticed a shift in how I eat. Earlier in the year I wrote a post about feeling at war with my body.{http://www.mile-posts.com/2013/04/i-feel-at-war-with-my-body.html} I wasn’t finding all the […]

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June 26

I believe there is a magic that happens on race day. If you asked me to hold the pace I can run 26.2 miles in on a long training run, I am not certain I could do it. That’s the magic of race day. I do believe however that the magic only happens if you […]

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I run this body --- Jacinthe Jolicoeur

There are so many amazing stories out there of women {and men} who made the choice to change their life and followed through on that choice. Each and every story is inspiring in their own way. I {especially} love stories of mothers simply because I am one and I have realized MORE than ever the importance […]

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Sparkly Soul Giveaway

Sharing my LOVE of sparkly soul headbands again today! Most of you have heard me rave about these bands – they are frequently in my pictures – and are one of my favorite pieces of essential running gear. I have an oddly shaped head and in comparison to most women my age, it’s large. I […]

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June 24 post chloe

The winner of the Road ID Giveaway is……   You have two weeks to contact me before a back up winner is chosen! 7 steamy negative split miles for me this morning{it was 76 degrees at 4:30 am!}. I have been drastically changing the way I eat lately – last week left me dragging and tired […]

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Road ID

When reading through the comments on my first post about early morning running tips, someone mentioned a Road ID and I couldn’t agree more. I have a Road ID and wore it in Boston the year I ended up in the medic tent from severe dehydration. My Road ID was able to tell the medical […]

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