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45 Weeks Out - 3 Day Weekend! And "When Do I Start My Cut, Coach?"

Labor Day!  One of the most loved holidays by American teachers who’s school year starts before Sept 1.  That’s the weekend you get the extra rest you need after most energy is drained managing the chaos that is called “back-to-school”.   1,154 more words


Thirteen(.1) Thursday

On July 13th, after four months of training, I completed my first half-marathon at the Missoula Marathon.  I felt great for most of the race and achieved my goal of sub-10 minute miles (9:59/avg per mile to be exact)!   901 more words


Close Knit, Open Weave

As I reflect on this year’s Nationals, one things stands out – the people. I know that folks from every breed probably say this, but Boxer people are the best. 654 more words


Just Signed up for Surf City 10!

Hey everyone!

You can call me Cookie :)

I am not new to running entirely, more like getting back into my groove.

I just signed up for the Surf City 10 in Huntington Beach, CA. 37 more words


Worlds Week

The week in the build up to the World Pipe Band Championships1 is generally one of the best weeks in Glasgow. However, this year it was preceded by the Commonwealth Games, somewhat overshadowing it. 790 more words


I am a Spartan - AROO!

This past Saturday I completed what I can honestly say was the most physically challenging thing I’ve ever done – outside of giving birth of course. 1,019 more words



So true!!! The best is when you don’t even realize you’re in a competition. That’s when you get blindsided.

People do tend to show their true colors when competing. 22 more words