what the hell, FB?

August 8, 2018

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


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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