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Race Recap: Garmin in the Land of Oz Marathon

Happy Marathon Monday!  Today is the Boston Marathon and every runner is glued to the television. I had to watch it on my iPad at work. One day I hope to run Boston but qualifying is not in my sights [...]

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Plane travel eats

Happy Friday everyone!  I'm headed to Kansas to run the Garmin Land of Oz Marathon.  The weather doesn't look like it's going to cooperate but I'm still excited to check another state off my list.  Anyway, I'm getting back into [...]

Things I’ve learned.

This week I turned down my dream job because in the end it wasn't really my dream job. It was a great job and I'm honored to have been offered the job. In the end, I knew the job was [...]

Race Recap: Mississippi Blues Marathon

This past weekend, I ran the Mississippi Blues Marathon in Jackson, MS.  This race made Runner's World Best Marathons to run this year.  I was highly intrigued about this race making the list.  Jackson isn't exactly the travel hot spot [...]

Simply the best of 2014

It's the last day of the year and I feel like I should put the final stamp on the year so I'm not writing about 2014 tomorrow.  I have so many things I want to say but I know it's [...]

Race Recap: St. Jude Memphis Marathon

Please excuse me while I talk about this race with great emotion.  This race was supposed to be my first race last year but we all know what happened.  This year it was Willie's first marathon!  When we arrived in [...]

Race Recap: Rock n Roll St. Louis Half Marathon

Sunday morning was the day to run long! This was a taper run for me because I planned on running the Marine Corp Marathon the following week. This was also a training run for Willie who is training for his [...]

Race Recap: Rock n Roll St. Louis 5K – Saturday

It’s been awhile since I ran this race but when I got back from St. Louis, I got sick and then I was on to Washington DC for Marine Corp. I’m usually really good about doing the race recaps on [...]

Marine Corps Marathon Recap

Hello!  I'm still alive.  I've been sick lately and all my extra energy has been put into sleeping instead of working and/or blogging.  This past weekend I traveled to Washington DC for the very first time in my life.  I [...]

The story about my flu shot

Since I'm going to be doing A LOT of traveling from now until the end of the year.  I decided that I should get a flu shot.  I think everyone should get a flu shot.  I also thought it was [...]