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The Spirit to Persevere

Today's tweet from @WomensRunning  perfectly describes how I made it to the finish line at the Bellingham Bay Half Marathon. The last two miles almost did me in. … [Read more...]

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When Race Day Weather Isn’t What You’ve Trained For

For months, I've been training for a half marathon not where I live but in Washington State. Now, two days from the big day, I'm faced with a dilemma -- do I participate in the race knowing that it … [Read more...]

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Hot Summer Temperatures + Swollen Feet = Buy New Shoes

It's been really hard for me to stay motivated to train for my first half marathon coming up in late September. The summer heat here in Las Vegas, Nevada just zaps me, especially when daytime temps … [Read more...]

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2013 Women’s Only Road Running Races — U.S.

One of the best ways to *get* motivated to *get* off the couch and *get* moving is by signing up for a running race. Yes, you read that right -- sign up for a race! Knowing that you will be … [Read more...]