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I ran a marathon!

I ran my first marathon, and finished, but I will never run another marathon.

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Races · Training · Wellness Wedesday

6 weeks until Marathon Day, I’ve hit a road block

Happy Monday!!! It’s been a month since I’ve posted, and the reason is because I hit a road block mentally in my training. Have you ever noticed when one thing in life is lacking, other areas of your life also feel as if they fade off a bit? That’s how the past month or so has been…… Continue reading 6 weeks until Marathon Day, I’ve hit a road block

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I ran a half-marathon. Again.

May 23rd, 2015. Stillwater, Minnesota. The forecast was in the 60s and moving into the 80s, chances of spotty rain showers, which means humidity and clouds. It was an 8 am start time, and I had to drive about 40 minutes to my friends house so her mom was able to drop us off at…… Continue reading I ran a half-marathon. Again.

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The Birdtown 8k – There will be hills

Last year was The Birdtown’s inaugural event, I ran the 8k last year and felt it was a good race for the weekend before my half-marathon on 5/23/15. When I registered for this year’s: I forgot about the hills. I forgot how too-fast I ran. I remembered feeling good afterwards. I wasn’t mentally prepared for this…… Continue reading The Birdtown 8k – There will be hills

Races · Random

UV Splash 5k – It’s more than just glow sticks

Have you heard of the UV Splash? Until 3 days ago, I had not. I saw an ad for it in one of those upcoming race newsletters that list about 10 races, and read the word FREE twice. My thoughts: 1. A FREE race? HECK YES!! 2. What does UV Splash entail? Here’s the link…… Continue reading UV Splash 5k – It’s more than just glow sticks

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I’m running a Marathon – WHOA

On February 5, 2015, I made a life-changing decision.  It effects more than just my life, which makes it slightly more exciting/anxious.  I decided, and registered, to run my first marathon.  Twenty-two point six miles.  Consecutively.  In one morning. I made the decision at a Charity information session, this will be the first year Childrensmn.org…… Continue reading I’m running a Marathon – WHOA

#RunThisYear · Races

2015 Race – Finally registered for one!!

Happy Tuesday!!! I usually have 5 races I’ve registered for by this time of year, but considering how drastically my life has changed in the last year, race registration is going to be a LOT different. So what did I choose for my first race of 2015??? The Hot Chocolate 15K!! (http://www.hotchocolate15k.com)  This will be…… Continue reading 2015 Race – Finally registered for one!!

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IsaBodyChallenge update – TransformationTuesday

Hey! Happy #TransformationTuesday!! I just started my third IsaBodyChallenge, and wanted to share my progress! I started in May, wanting to get rid of the sluggishness, to stop living off coffee & red bull, and to start living ACTIVELY. Here’s my before and current, with progress pictures: Now, I’m waking up at 5am with energy…… Continue reading IsaBodyChallenge update – TransformationTuesday

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Medtronic Weekend, Part 2: All the Running

Last month I wrote about planning and packing for this crazy weekend of running 3 races, and attending a 3 day seminar. Read that here. The TC Loony Challenge comprises of 2 races, in one weekend. A 10k at 7:30am Saturday, 5k at 9:00am Saturday, and a 10 mile at 7:00am Sunday. My training was…… Continue reading Medtronic Weekend, Part 2: All the Running

Races · Travel

Medtronic weekend, part 1: Planning and Packing

This year, I registered for the TC Loony Challenge. That means I’m registering to run a 10k, a 5k, and a 10 mile, all in one weekend. WHAT WAS I THINKING???? In August, I registered for a personal development seminar weekend, which was scheduled the same weekend as the Medtronic Marathon weekend. Again, what was…… Continue reading Medtronic weekend, part 1: Planning and Packing