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2013 Year in Review.

When I set out in January on my first run of the year, I considered running goals for the year 2013.  I tried to be bold.  I wanted to do something that both sounded cool, and sounded difficult.  But, I … Continue reading

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Race #13: Wine and Dine Half Marathon, Disney World!!

It’s been over a week since this race.  Why have I waited so long?  Maybe I wanted to keep this race to myself.  Maybe I wanted to bask in the glow of my accomplishment a while longer.  Maybe I have … Continue reading

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Race #12: Susan G. Komen Promise Run, Peoria, IL

I’m almost sad that this incredible journey of mine is nearly over.  Mainly because I’m just now hitting my stride!  I felt stronger during and after this race than during or after ANY of the previous eleven races!!   I … Continue reading

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Race #11: Mo’ Cowbell Half Marathon, St. Charles, MO.

Holy Cow(bell)!!  When I started signing up for races back in February, I marked this one on my calendar as a must.  It looked like a fun, well supported, rowdy race in a beautiful area.  It lived up to all … Continue reading

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Race #10/Ten Race Review: Quad Cities Half Marathon, Moline, IL.

This post is a quick review of my least favorite race of the year, and a recap of the challenges I’ve faced in running TEN Half Marathons so far! Upon registering for this race, I became excited. This race looked … Continue reading

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Race #9: McKendree Harvest Challenge. Lebanon, IL

As most of you know, not only am I an AMAZING runner, I’m also a teacher and a tennis coach.  I was scheduled to have a home tennis match this Saturday that I was going to have to rush back … Continue reading

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Race #8: Mahomet Area Youth Club Race, Mahomet, IL

Sometimes, when we least expect it, we even surprise ourselves! I’ve been exhausted after being back to work for a full week now, following a summer of under-training, because of laziness over-training issues.  I’m just recently recovered from a disastrous Half … Continue reading

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