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Thoughts, 2 weeks before Marine Corps Marathon Weekend


The weather has been in the high 50’s and raining here this week, so I have pounded out my two runs thus  far – on the treadmill.   My son joined me for half of Wednesdays run, but my 8 last night

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New Record!!!


So, I went out for my five-mile run last night (No, that’s not the new record.)  My feeling awesome about running, because I rested – continues!  I let my legs pick the pace (still not the Record) and went at

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New Items for the Raffle/Giveaway!


We have some more items being offered in the raffle/giveaway! For any Washington Redskins fans out there, we have a Prize pack: We have also received some wonderful Water Bottles from Epson, and we have some other items to be

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A couple of runs, and a boy returns!


Another beautiful week begins!!!   I can’t speak for everyone out on the interwebs, but for me – it was a great weekend. 4 Miles on Saturday, 3 miles on sunday and my son got back from Bermuda! Saturday: I went

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More Donation Swag!


A new development in my “Help the Homeless”  Marine Corps Marathon fundraiser!   For every $10 and above donation – You will get a water bottle as a think you gift! $5.00 (and every $5.00 there after) gets you an entry

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T-Shirt Designs


The question was raised – what am I going to wear when I run the Marine Corps Marathon?   It seems that since I am running it as a fund-raiser for the agency I work for, that some of the employees

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Holy Jeepers Cats! Its the day AFTER the day after that hurts!


LOL! Ok, so yesterday I had posted about how my soreness was less than expected, and in different places than I expected. I forgot one key thing about strength training.. It’s not the next day that hurts.. it’s the day

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Never sore where you think


Last night I hit my bowflex for a nice workout. My thought is that by swapping days of running and lifting, I give my Plantar Fasciitis a chance to heal (in theory), while working on the upper body/core that I

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Running and Rolling


So, my last couple of posts have glossed over any training – while focusing on my fundraiser/giveaway.  Rest assured, I have still been working on my training! Last night, I went out for an easy 3ish miles (I accidentally gypped

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Giveaways/Raffles for Donators


So, I have been out running in the heat some more, but that isn’t what I want to talk about today.  I’m excited for my next steps with my Marine Corps Marathon Fundraiser for Volunteers of America Chesapeake! While donating

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