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  • #notrunning. And it feels good!

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    I ran five miles this afternoon. I'm pretty sure this was my longest run since April when I struggled through five miles and had to stop for walking breaks every mile. The difference was that today's run felt 100% perfect, empowering, relaxing and right. For so long a huge part of my identity was "runner." [...]

  • Born To Run?

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    This is a difficult post for me to write but it is something that has been on my mind recently. I am not so sure that my body was made for running, especially distance running. This is not something that is easy to admit, much less accept, but all signs clearly point in this direction. [...]

  • Marine Corps Marathon Race Recap

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    I finished the Marine Corps Marathon today! Overall, I had a very positive race experience. Get ready, because this is going to be a lengthy race recap! I woke up naturally this morning at 5 a.m. I can't tell you how much my early morning BodyPump and yoga classes have helped me adjust to early [...]

  • MCM Playlist

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    It was a resounding "YES" that you all wanted to see my marathon playlist. I am happy to share although I'm not sure that my taste in running music will appeal to everyone. It's quite a mix of sounds! I have 107 songs - eight hours of music. Brandon told me if I need all [...]