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what the hell, FB?

August 8, 2018

Facebook is reminding us that they own our profiles. We don’t

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Gosh, I’d love to share updates directly from Strava to my Facebook profile, but I can’t. I’d like to share a song I am listening to from Spotify …

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current planned races

August 1, 2018

A friend of mine commits to races as a way to stay accountable to fitness goals. To some extant, I suppose I do too. Committing to a race can keep us excited and focused, gives us something to work toward; …

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Hello, Tennessee summer!

July 19, 2018

As of this week, I’m working second shift at my job. This makes it easy-peasy for me to get out for my runs in the morning…
… which is a freaking good thing, because Tennessee summer is in full swing. …

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recovery music

speed recovery by listening to music

July 15, 2018

recovery music: when building your post-workout playlist, sedate tunes with no lyrics could be the way to go

Music has benefits before, during, and after a run. However, after that workout, not just any recovery music will do according to …

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Global Running Day 2018

June 10, 2018

The Big Run 5K

I don’t always celebrate Global Running Day. But when I do, it’s usually with a forgettable solo run.

However, this year was different. This year I was living in a city that featured a 5K race, …

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what would hurt more: being gored by a wild animal, or being called a ‘jogger’?

May 31, 2018

Fox News ran a headline stating a “jogger” had been gored by 2,000-pound bison while on morning run. The victim, 26 year old Craig Neilson, is in training to run an ultra. So, the dude clearly ain’t a jogger. …

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it begins

training for my first half-marathon has begun!

May 30, 2018

this week marks the start of my half-marathon training plan

I’m going to be running my first half-marathon race on this October 13.

I have no goal time—I only want to finish the race. (Since this is my first …

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8 types of runner

8 types of runners you meet at a marathon

May 23, 2018

When I shared this hilarious video to my personal Facebook, a friend of mine suggested a 9th type of runner: the vomiter. This would be the runner who over-does it to the point of retching during or after the race.…

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River Bank Run 10K 2018

May 19, 2018

my last River Bank Run 10K

next year, I run the 25K

I ran the River Bank Run 10K last Saturday and the results were positive in my book. (Really, My Book is the only book that matters, right?) First …

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training plan

goal-setting and training plans

April 16, 2018

2018 is the year of the training plan for me

Two major goals for this year:

  • improve my 10K time
  • work up to 13.1 miles

phase one of my plan: River Bank Run 10K

I’ve run three 10K races now, …

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