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6 months later and I didn’t PR…The Wallis Sands Half Marathon

6 months later and I didn’t PR…The Wallis Sands Half Marathon

It took me a while to write this post, and a little over two weeks later here we are. It’s time to recap on the Wallis Sands Half Marathon this year. I spend a lot of time reflecting back on races. It’s always incredible to think back to all of the tempo runs, the early mornings, and the Saturday mornings spent prepping for a long run ahead.  And when you cross that finish line with a new personal record, well, that’s…

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Breaking the 8 minute mile…Newburyport River Run Half Marathon

Breaking the 8 minute mile…Newburyport River Run Half Marathon

I always find it funny when someone hears that you have a race coming up and they ask, “Do you think you’ll win?” I don’t think I can ever recall a time where I ever thought I would win any race, not in 4th grade field day, not the gym class mile, not a single track or cross country race. Maybe that begs the question, well then, what’s the point? Well, what could be one of the most rewarding and…

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Great Bay Half Marathon

Great Bay Half Marathon

I couldn’t believe that I had made the decision to attempt what seemed like the impossible and run 26.2 miles straight. In order to achieve this accomplishment, I knew that I needed a plan to carry me through the training and all the way to the finish line. I wanted to make sure that I was not only completing the appropriate mileage with my training plan, but also staying on track with a strong pace. In order to meet this…

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Seacoast Half Marathon

Seacoast Half Marathon

After moving to New Hampshire in February 2012, I began to rediscover my love of run through various races with my friends. While I was far from the running shape I was in during high school cross country, I felt excited every chance I had to run 5ks as I once did on the team. I pushed myself to run 10ks and started to think about how much further I could run. I loved having the chance to run in…

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