Category Archives: Running

Write and Run Update: May 16, 2016 Week

This is my first week of my Write and Run Challenge. My kids have a track meet this coming Saturday so my runs this week will actually be lighter than a normal week since I run with my daughter. On … Continue reading

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Today Begins the Write and Run Challenge

I have a lot of friends that write for a living. Whether you write novels, blog posts, articles, technical report or even email. You use your writing skills on a daily basis. In fact, some of us write as much … Continue reading

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Aqua Jogging…It’s a Real Thing and Can Help Your Running

Aqua jogging…have you heard of it? It is a real thing, it is harder than it looks, you do feel like an idiot when you start but it can really help your running. Aqua jogging is running in water without … Continue reading

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Do I Have to Race to be a Runner?

There is a lot of focus these days on road races, trail runs, and runs with obstacle courses. But, do you really need to race in order to be a runner? I don’t think so. There are a lot of … Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons I Love 5Ks Road Races

When you starting looking at potential road races the choices can be overwhelming. There are so many different distances 5K, 10K, 10 mile, half marathon, marathon and many more. At least where I live, you can’t pass a weekend without … Continue reading

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How to Run with Your Child when they are Faster than You

Have you ever tried to go on a fun, easy run with your kids but they are so much faster than you that they leave you in the dust almost instantly? That happens to me to a regular basis. By … Continue reading

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Ice can be a Runner’s Best Friend

No matter how long you’ve been running – one day or many years, you are bound to have sore, tired or strained muscles. If you find yourself limping around or having trouble walking, I have one word for you: ICE. … Continue reading

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Don’t Fear the Long Run

Most running programs have a long run one day each week. Try to pick a day for your long run when you have a little more free time like a weekend or when the kids are at school or a … Continue reading

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Top 3 Free Websites for New Runners

If you are anything like me, when you start something new you scour the internet looking for websites to help you figure out what you are doing. Over the past year, I have found three websites that I use a … Continue reading

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My First 5K Race after Training for Just 29 Days

After too long of a hiatus, I’m back in the running game. As I mentioned in previous posts, I had to take a month off of exercise completely after my surgery in late October. By the time I was able … Continue reading

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