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My Reindeer Run 5K Workouts – Week 3 – September 18th through 23rd

This week was a little rough because I was a little stuffy from being in West Virginia last week. I took a few days at the beginning of the week to try to get rid of the congestion so my … Continue reading

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My Reindeer Run 5K Workouts – Week 2 – September 10th through 17th

*NOTE: This post contains affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure at the bottom of the page for more information* Hurricane Florence has arrived! This week is a disaster for training. My plan is totally out the window since we … Continue reading

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My Reindeer Run 5K Workouts – Week 1 – September 3rd through 9th

*NOTE: This post contains affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure at the bottom of the page for more information* This week starts my 14 week training for the Charleston Reindeer Run in hopes of reaching my goal of 28:13. … Continue reading

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My Version of Farklets on the Track

Farklets are a common distance running workout. Typically, runners will do their routine warm up and then for the main set, will run a set distance while rotating through a series of hard sprints followed by easier sections. Some runners … Continue reading

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Cross-Training Days for Runners Can Be Fun

Today, I jumped back in the pool for my first swim in a long time. It’s easy to forget that cross-training can help your running but picking a few days each week to try something different is great for your … Continue reading

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Will Cross-Training Help Improve My 5K Time?

I started running about three years ago when my kids participated in their first season of cross country. Up until then, we were strictly a track and field family. My daughter and I did our first 5K road race about … Continue reading

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Write and Run Update: May 23, 2016 Week

This is my second week of my Write and Run Challenge. This is more of a typical week for me as far as the number of days running. I usually run four to six days per week. So, here is … Continue reading

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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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