Monthly Archives: October 2011

Big Woods Run 5k

On Saturday, October 15th, I ran my first trail run (excluding Warrior Dash, which was a whole different game), the Big Woods Run 5k. The run was held atNerstrand-BigWoodsState Park. The event offered 5k, 10k, half marathon and kids run … Continue reading

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Planking

Several weeks ago, my cousins fromKansasstarted posting pictures on Facebook of them planking in various places around their house. Of course, they didn’t start the craze, just decided to follow it and spread the joy. They sent me a picture … Continue reading

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Race-Aholic?

I think I’m well on my way to becoming a race-aholic; or at least a swag-aholic. As you know, I signed up for the Monster Dash 10 miler because of the jacket…well, that and the finisher’s metal. This morning, I … Continue reading

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Running Farther Than I Thought

On Monday, I felt like I needed to pound out another bad mood, so I went for a run on my usual two mile loop. It felt like a struggle, most likely because I purposely ran without music. I figured … Continue reading

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Cavalia Review

  On Thursday, October 6th, Nate and I went to Cavalia, which was performed in a large circus tent located near theWest EndShopping Center inSt. Louis Park. From the Cavalia website:  Cavalia is a fresh mix of equestrian and performing … Continue reading

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Sole Sisters: Stories of Women and Running

Lately, I haven’t made much time for leisure reading, other than during my 30 minute lunch breaks on weekdays. However, I started reading Sole Sisters: Stories of Women and Running by Susan Warner and Jennifer Lin and couldn’t stop. I … Continue reading

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A Bad Run is Better than No Run

Yesterday, I was grumpy. I’ve been told I’ve been in a bad mood for most of the past two weeks but I don’t really have a specific reason why. Maybe it’s because my volunteer work is done for the season … Continue reading

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