Category Archives: Races

Blue Ridge Marathon Race Report

“America’s Toughest Road Marathon” is in the books!  For me Blue Ridge Marathon was marathon #14.  And, while it was definitely my toughest, most challenging marathon (and with my worst time by 24 minutes), it was also the marathon where … Continue reading

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Phoenix Marathon 2013 Race Report

Marathon #11 – Phoenix Marathon – March 2, 2013 Details: 3:54:25 132/632 females 392/1301 OA Random Thoughts: This was a great race.  Fabulous course – mostly downhill (two stretches that were significant uphill climb – gradual and sort of long). … Continue reading

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Chicago Marathon 2012 Race Report

This was my most frustrating marathon to date, in terms of disappointment with my time and performance.  But it was my favorite marathon to date in terms of the course.  And it was Marathon Number 10.  TEN!  Who would have … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Half Marathon weekend recap

I finally had a great race – where I pushed through the tough spots and didn’t give up, physically or mentally.   I LOVED how I raced yesterday! For those of you who just like the numbers, the details: 11.9M … Continue reading

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Kicking Off 2012 With a HM PR!

I ran the Polar Dash Half Marathon this morning, kicking off 2012 with a 4+ minute PR (sort of*). Stats: 1:40:33 (7:41 pace) 8/191 female 4/34 female 40 – 44 age group 53/396 overall I wasn’t sure what to expect … Continue reading

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Bring on the cold!

Well today I followed Adam’s advice and ate as many Christmas cookies as I wanted.  Ended up with 6 chocolate rolo ones (SO delicious!). Which isn’t all that many, except I didn’t do any running today, or ANY sort of … Continue reading

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