Mantras and Mental Games

Do you have a mantra? Something you repeat in your head while you train or endure the hard stuff that just keeps you going? Sure…sometimes I am crying as I say it or maybe swearing as I say it… but some words just have the power to push you. What’s yours?? I thought I would […]

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You’re Not Alone

When (I really wanted to say “if” but I am staying positive and fighting that) I cross that finish line in June one things will be really clear – I am NOT alone. Hundreds and hundreds of hours on the bike, in the pool, on the sidewalk or trail, and in my basement lifting weights […]

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Seven for Saturday

What a week! I missed Five for Friday this week, so I thought I would join in on Seven for Saturday instead. Here we go! 1) Vega As a #SweatPink Ambassador I had the opportunity to review Vega Sport as part of the #FueldYourBetter campaign. I was originally introduced to Vega through their Vega One […]

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The Joy in Training

There’s one thing I love more than setting and completing race goals that I set for myself…and that’s helping people I love set and achieve theirs! Last fall several of my friends signed up to run the Marine Corps 10k in support of our girl Amanda. We all live in different parts of the country, […]

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Winter Cross Training

This week has seen some of the coldest weather across the U.S. in HISTORY! -30 in the Midwest, 0 in Boston, 9 in DC? And that’s before windchill! Let’s be honest, few things deter this runner than the words “arctic blast” or “frigid” and “negative X degrees” so thank you Weather Channel (below) for inspiring […]

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Monday Morning Motivation

  Today is one of those days for me! A packed schedule and a late night mean next to no time to run. Tomorrow I’ll need to get my head in the game and find some time in the morning or at night! Make it happen…or it never will! Remember, someone busier than you is […]

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Monday Morning Motivation

  Reminding myself of this very concept this week. We are MUCH stronger than we think! Our doubt and negative thoughts can be our own worst enemies. We have the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Half Marathon this coming Sunday and are so incredibly excited. I’ve had this dumb hip pain since my last race and am […]

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