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Races

Pineland Farms 50K Race Report

By on June 3, 2016

I am not one to shy away from challenges too often, unless I know it will result in serious injury, embarrassment or even possible death. In those cases, I pass. When the idea of doing a 50K ultra marathon first floated into my mind, I did think it met…


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Races

The Feeling of Success and Gratitude

By on November 27, 2015

On Thanksgiving Day, I was probably one of hundreds of thousands across our nation to take on a 5K or 10K road race. Popularly known as “Turkey Trots”, I like to think of them as “If I run, I can eat MORE at the Thanksgiving table”.  And so for a…


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Races

Soaring

By on November 25, 2015

In April of this year, when it looked like I had fully healed from the stress fractures and was starting to get back in shape, I decided that I wanted to run a half marathon.

So I found a 20 week training plan, sought out a half marathon that I…


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Fitness Health In General

The Review

By on November 22, 2015

Wow, so much has changed since the last time I posted. Let me catch you up to date!

Two stress fractures in early 2014 sidelined me for 6 months. No running at all.
Because of the stress fractures, my weight ballooned to the 160+ lb mark
I had a clean checkup after my…


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Fitness Gear

X-mas Early! Run Happy!

By on December 5, 2013

In honor of me getting back to running, I took advantage of Black Friday and jumped on the Brooks website. I must say there are about 1/2 dozen shoes I want, but I decided to grab the Ghost GTXs. I wanted these two years ago when I was breaking in…


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Fitness In General

Big Bling

By on December 1, 2013

When I was running furiously 1.5 – 2 years ago, the only races I could do were the local ones.  Preferably with really good “bling” or medals. I love my Wild Rover Series medals, my Iron Girl medal is incredibly sentimental to me and there is something special about…

Jan
Out of this World

Plant based athlete, breast cancer survivor, award winning photographer, retired military veteran, proud tree hugger, first adopter geek. I love life.

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