Category Archives: Racing

August Recap

My goals in August were to continue running consistently (and ideally stay pain free), increase the distance of my long runs, and do some speed work. Two out of three ain’t bad, right? I stayed consistent with my number of … Continue reading

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AdvoKate 10K Recap

Like we usually do for shorter local races, we waited until the last minute to decide whether or not to run the AdvoKate Charity Run & Walk 10K on August 3. This is the seventh year for this race which, according to … Continue reading

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July Recap

After dealing with lingering injuries and a busy work schedule at the beginning of the year, I’ve finally been able to steadily increase my mileage over the last few months. After running fairly consistently in June, I tried to be … Continue reading

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Mackinaw Memorial Bridge Race Recap

We had decided to run this 5.05-mile race a while back, well before I struggled through the Fifth Third River Bank Run 25K. Regardless of how the River Bank Run went, I wasn’t going to miss this race. We ran … Continue reading

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Fifth Third River Bank Run 25K Recap

I waited until May to run my first race of the year. I didn’t plan it that way, but with my lingering hamstring/glute/hip flexor injury, my hectic work schedule from January until April, and various other stuff going on, I … Continue reading

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Back At It

Well, my training has been almost as sporadic as my blog updates….which isn’t a good thing. I have been running the last few months, though not nearly as much (or as fast) as I’d like. Some of my reduced training has been … Continue reading

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Plugging Along

Not too much has been new with me on the running front. I’ve just been plugging along and logging miles when I can. This winter hasn’t been quite as nice as last winter (nice meaning warmer and less snowy), but … Continue reading

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2012 Recap

2012 was a bittersweet running year for me. As the year closes out, many people choose highlights (and maybe some lowlights) from their year in running. I decided to pick one highlight and one lowlight, and neither decision was very … Continue reading

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Grand Blanc Chocolate 5K Recap

It feels like I haven’t raced in a long time…it had only been since the end of September, but it felt like a long time. I’ve only run a handful of times since then, let alone race, so I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Brooksie Way 2012 Half Marathon Recap

This year marked the fifth anniversary of the Brooksie Way Half Marathon and 5K, and it was the second year in which I’ve participated in the Brooksie Way. I set my half marathon PR in this race last year, back … Continue reading

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