Tag Archives: running

When It All Comes Back

Sometime around mid 2014, I just didn’t want to run. I would lace up, push start on my playlist, head out the door and turn around about three blocks later. I couldn’t explain why I just didn’t want to, but … Continue reading

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Chocolate, a Race to Be

Spring is finally showing up here in the North. Sunday I enjoyed a beautiful 75 degree day. I wish Saturday could have been the same. It was my first race of the year. Here we are almost May and I’ve … Continue reading

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Running into Clarity

Sunday while out running, I was listening to the Jillian Michael’s podcast. Yes, I know, listening to a weight loss/fitness expert while out running? Hear me out, it’s around 45 minutes long. It is broke up into different segments and … Continue reading

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So You Want to be a Runner

Recently, a Facebook friend posted a status with the question of “how do I start running?”.¬† A question I contemplated while out on my long training run this morning. I’ve been running since 2007, mostly shorter distances and launched into … Continue reading

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Beating the heat with beats

Running in Savannah prepared me for the summer heat here in Minneapolis. Yet, on multiple runs now, I’ve been feeling sluggish. Part of this I blame on my vacation diet, the other part is weather. Now, the weather has been … Continue reading

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18 weeks later

18 weeks from now I’ll be running a marathon. I’m following this training plan. I purchased a heart rate monitor. I’ve never used one before¬† but I’m hoping it provides an additional kick to help keep me committed. I recently … Continue reading

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#bostonstrongMLPS

Two weeks ago my friend Danielle and I ran the Get in Gear 10k here in Minneapolis. The weather was a perfect 50ish degrees with full sun. My first 10k was the 2010 Get in Gear. That race was much … Continue reading

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