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2016 D&L Half Marathon

I’m starting to think there is something about running half marathons in the Lehigh Valley that does my hamstrings in – barely finished this one and in a ton of pain due to cramping. Crossed the finish line at 15 … Continue reading

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Runner’s World Grand Slam 4/4 – Half Marathon

Grand Slam COMPLETE! 4 days – 4 races – 26.2 miles! This is nowhere near what I’ll be doing at WDW in January (Dopey Challenge) but it’s a nice warm-up. The half marathon is the finale of the Runner’s World … Continue reading

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Runner’s World Grand Slam 2-3/4 – 5 & 10

Today was the Runner’s World Five and Dime, or the 5K and 10K back to back. Of course, being that I was doing the Grand Slam (still not sure why I am doing it) that meant running these two races … Continue reading

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Runner’s World Grand Slam 1/4 – Trail Run

Earlier today, I completed my first timed trail run as part of the Runner’s World Half and Festival Weekend in Bethlehem. The trail run kicked off the weekend with a 3.4 mile “jog” around South Mountain. I wasn’t sure what … Continue reading

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Run Wild at the LV Zoo 10K 2016 Complete!

It wasn’t pretty by any means – 85 degrees and 75% humidity at the race start. 6.2 miles of running in a thick soup, not much shade for the second half of the race, and a nasty monster hill at … Continue reading

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#Broken or #NotBroken

WARNING – graphic/painful photo below. You’ve been warned! I can’t seem to catch a break, first illness creeps in to curtail my training, and now I manage to bust up my toe trying to navigate my daughter’s Home Alone-style bedroom. … Continue reading

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Starting June Off Right

With a nice easy 3.1 mile run to try and get back into training a regular summer training program. Kinda scary to think that Dopey is only a little over six months away, and this time, I need to be … Continue reading

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The Race That Almost Was

Today was the first time I planned to run a race and ultimately didn’t… haven’t been feeling well in the past few days. Feeling lousy combined with a chance of rain, and it wasn’t worth the risk of getting really … Continue reading

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2nd Star to the Right…

…and straight on till morning! I can never figure out if I’m listening to Peter Pan or Captain James T. Kirk. In 4 more days, the family goes out to Anaheim, California to the Happiest Place on Earth. I’ll be … Continue reading

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Half Marathon #13 Complete

Earlier this morning, I completed my 13th Half Marathon – adding to the list that somehow already includes 3 FULL marathons! It wasn’t my best, wasn’t my worst, and this course is just a weird one. Nothing majorly challenging, but … Continue reading

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