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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Every race is a learning experience for me – usually because I make a lot of ridiculous mistakes.  The best thing I can do is identify where I went wrong and make sure I don’t do the same thing next time.  For the Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Marathon, I took into account all of the lessons I learned in Baltimore.  I still made mistakes and I will...

Ready to race! Waiting for the metro into DC Hubby is ready to rock the half marathon (which he PRed with a time of 2:09; I’m so proud of him!!) Big mistake number 1 happened before the race even started.  Upon arriving in DC on Saturday morning, I realized I forgot something.  I knew I would forget something that I needed to bring...

I cannot believe I am running another marathon tomorrow.  I feel like the Baltimore Marathon was just last week, yet it feels like it was an eternity ago.  On Wednesday, it hit me that I’m running another marathon.  It was like the reality didn’t set in until then.  First, I started hyperventilating mildly freaking out, then I tweeted my...

On May 6, 2012, I’ll be running 6th half marathon – the Maryland Half Marathon.  The MD half is important to me personally for several reasons.  First, it was my first long distance race since my first marathon in 2006.  Second, the starting line is within walking distance to my house – can’t beat that kind of convenience! And finally...

My view for 15 miles Saturday morning, I was all dressed and set to head out the door for my 15 mile run.  While chatting with hubby, he suggested that maybe I could wait until Sunday for my long run and run with him.  I knew 15 miles with the stroller would be tough, but our training schedules (he’s training for a half) are rarely at close...