Category Archives: running

How to Get Your Running Mojo Back

We’ve all been there. We’ve all hit a slump of some kind and it suddenly became a little harder to lace up our sneakers in the morning for a run. I mentioned yesterday that I feel like I’ve lost my … Continue reading


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Honda Grand Prix 5k Recap

I rushed out of work on Friday evening – I had somewhere exciting to be. We were running the Honda Grand Prix 5k as a family and I didn’t want to be late! We headed downtown to Vinoy Park where … Continue reading


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Did I PR At My 5k?

I had such a great time at the Grand Prix 5k last night – a full recap will be coming soon! But here’s my big question. The race wasn’t chip timed. And I can’t figure out if I should call … Continue reading


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Starting To Run After Age 50?

I could not be more proud of my mom. At the age of 53, she has signed up for her first 5k. She is doing it with my sister, who just had a baby seven weeks ago. It will be … Continue reading


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What Running Has Taught Me About Parenting

It takes time. Stepping out the front door to run for the first time isn’t easy. Over time, your body adjusts to the miles you run. You build up your stamina. You get faster. You figure out what works for … Continue reading


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My Next Half Marathon

As you might remember, the next “big” race on my schedule is the Athleta IronGirl Half Marathon on April 22 in Clearwater. I’m starting to get a little nervous about it. Why? Because I don’t really have a plan. Here … Continue reading


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Do You Run Every Race to PR?

I didn’t have fun running my 5k yesterday. That’s not to say I didn’t have a fun day overall. I loved running a 5k in my town with a bunch of awesome friends! But the actual running part? Zero fun … Continue reading


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Harvey’s 5k Recap!

There is just something about small, local races. Here’s the back story on this one. ¬†Our favorite local restaurant is Harvey’s 4th Street Grill – you can find us there at least once a week for brunch. When we heard … Continue reading


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Let’s Take a Vote – St. Patty’s Day Race Outfits!

Happy Friday! Let’s have a little fun, shall we? Like many of you, I’ll be running a St. Patrick’s Day themed race tomorrow. It’s the Harvey’s 5k here in St Pete and I haven’t decided yet if I’m going to … Continue reading


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How to Run Fast

Those of you who have read my blog for a while probably clicked on this post out of curiosity more than anything else. I am probably the least qualified person to tell you how to run fast. But while I … Continue reading


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