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Today is National Running Day

Today is National Running Day! I’m going to take the opportunity to tell you why I run. I never thought of myself as a runner. As a kid, I had bad asthma and I did all I could to get out of running the 12 minute run every year. But here I am at 43 and I am a runner. The past 10 years have been really rough for my health and my body has…

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Half Marathon Training Begins (New Shoes Too)

Today begins my “official” first half marathon training. Since I signed up for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon in Virginia Beach on September 4, 2011, I can now officially declare “I am running a half marathon.” There is no turning back now. I am committed to 13.1 miles over Labor Day Weekend. Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon My Official Nike Half Marathon Shoe I also ordered a new pair of shoes. I had 2…

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How Running a 5k Changed My Life #Spon

Thank you to P&G’s Have You Tried This Yet? program and Kroger for sponsoring my writing about trying new things and breaking out of my everyday routine. Click here to find great savings on high-performing P&G products at a Kroger store near you. I was selected for this sponsorship by the Clever Girls Collective, which endorses Blog With Integrity, as I do. I am not a runner. That is what I spent my life telling…

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Bob Harper’s Ultimate Cardio Body Fitness DVD is a KILLER! #Spon

Bob Harper‘s newest motivational fitness DVD, Ultimate Cardio Body is awesome! I had the opportunity to try it out (sponsored) before the official release on March 15, 2011. It is currently available on Bob Harper’s website. For those of who who may not know who Bob Harper is (and must live in the forest), Bob Harper is one of the trainers on the NBC series, The Biggest Loser. He has been on all 11 seasons…

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