Are We There Yet?

Are We There Yet?

When I was training for my first marathon a couple years ago, time trials suggested I was in sub-4 territory. Even when I had a setback during the race, I was optimistic and figured I could qualify for Boston with just a little more training...Nearly 2...

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Team RWB Firecracker Virtual Race

Team RWB Firecracker Virtual Race

Did my first virtual race for Team Red White & Blue--4 miles on the 4th of July--celebrating our freedom by honoring those who make it possible.Ran this one with my boyfriend Dan on the trails at the Mineola Nature Preserve (the parts that weren't under water!)....

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Utah Valley Marathon – Race Recap

Utah Valley Marathon – Race Recap

I signed up for Utah Valley intrigued by the idea of a downhill race with amazing scenery, and the beauty of the course made me understand what this means:It bears a striking resemblance to the verse on the back of the shirt I wore for the race. When I got to...

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Disco Run 10K – Race Recap

Disco Run 10K – Race Recap

Nursing a strained hamstring and doing virtually zero speed work since March, I wasn't sure what to expect for this race, but I decided to go, have fun, and give it my best shot. I was happy to meet up with fellow Eagles running for Team RWB. And the costumes did...

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LSD

LSD

While in Chicago, I had the opportunity to do a Long Slow Distance run along Lake Shore Drive--LSD on LSD.Thanks I'm sure to the carb-load at Giordano's Stuffed Pizza (2 pieces and I was stuffed!), I felt strong throughout the run, and I was blessed with perfect...

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Heels & Hills – Race Recap

Heels & Hills – Race Recap

The last time I ran Heels & Hills was 2 years ago. It was a half marathon along the Campion Trail in Las Colinas. There were neither heels nor hills, and I had a great race, setting what was at the time a PR. After taking a year off, the race was reintroduced...

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Finished

Finished

Sometimes I have a hard time with the idea of "Good" Friday because it was probably the worst day of Jesus' life.  Sleep deprived. Betrayed and abandoned by friends.  Falsely accused. Whipped. Beaten. Crucified. How is this a good day for Him?Yet today I...

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A New Perspective on Perseverance

A New Perspective on Perseverance

My word for running this year is perseverance. At the outset, I believed it meant persevering through the hard training it would take to qualify for Boston. It may still mean that, but there's definitely been a twist. The flare-up of my tendon toward the end of...

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Hot Chocolate 15K – Race Recap

Hot Chocolate 15K – Race Recap

Quite unintentionally, I sat down the night before the race to devise my race plan over a warm beverage...In light of recent struggles, I decided to forego a time goal.  My goal was simply:Run smart. Run fast. Run happy.My plan was to run by feel.  I knew I...

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