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Half Marathon Training; 2 Weeks Out + Earthquake in Virginia

In 2 weeks, my half marathon training will be put to the test. I will be running the Rock ‘n Roll Half Marathon in Virginia Beach. That is 13.1 miles! Will my half marathon training be successful? When I started my half marathon training, I was hopeful, but still unsure if I could accomplish this goal. It was important to set a goal and work towards it. My body hasn’t always been my friend and…

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Half Marathon Training; Emotional Hurdles Suck!

Yes, I hit a huge milestone in my half marathon training. I ran 10 miles last night. It wasn’t easy at all. I struggled throughout the whole 10 miles. Positive Thinking During the first mile, I almost turned around and quit my half marathon training completely. I thought, “What am I doing? Who am I kidding? I can’t run 10 miles I’ll never finish 13.1.” As I repeated that my side starting hurting and I…

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Half Marathon Training; You CAN Run, Blisters & Socks

My half marathon training has been moving along. Running in the summer time is not a lot of fun. I am often torn because I prefer to run outside, but it’s so friggin’ hot. I try to run earlier in the day, but I also like to sleep. LOL! Half Marathon Training Beach Style This past Sunday, we were in Virginia Beach, where my half marathon will be. I got up on Sunday morning and…

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Run Your First Marathon Book Review #Spon

I’m deep in the middle of my half marathon training and I always swore I would never run a marathon, until I read Grete Waitz & Gloria Averbuch’s Run Your First Marathon book (affiliate link). I am now considering it. This is a sponsored post. I received the book in exchange for this review. Motivating Book Run Your First Marathon is different from any other running book I’ve ever read. It is very motivating with a…

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