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Run Like a Mother 5k

On Saturday, I ran the Run Like a Mother 5k at Phalen Regional Park. This race is considered the season kick-off race for Moms on the Run, though it is open to anyone to participate. For this race, there was … Continue reading

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Shoes, Fuel, and Gear

The marathon training process is all about experimentation, preparation, and planning. From choosing a training plan, planning running routes, and experimenting with fueling, it can be difficult to keep track of everything. For myself, I found it important to keep … Continue reading

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20 Miles and a Few Coronas

Bonus points if you sang the title to the tune of “18 Wheels and a Dozen Roses.” On Saturday, I met up with one of my running partners for the big 20 mile training run. Neither of us had ever … Continue reading

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Fit3D Scan

Earlier this week, I had my first Fit3D Scan done at Twin Cities Metabolism. According to Twin Cities Metabolism’s website: The Fit3D ProScanner is the most comprehensive, non-invasive assessment technology available for tracking body composition and weight loss. With the … Continue reading

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4-H Clover Dash 2017

As I mentioned earlier this week, my family ran the 4-H Clover Dash 5k on Saturday morning. This race raises money for the Anoka County, MN 4-H program. We signed up because we enjoyed this race last year. It’s a … Continue reading

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2017 Ambassador!

This week has been an exciting one in my running journey. First, I ran 18 miles last Sunday, with one of my training friends. We started with an out and back totaling 12 miles, so we could stop for a … Continue reading

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Running is My Life

Lately, it does feel like running is my life. Even though I only run three days per week, it feels like more because I’m constantly thinking about running. Marathon planning consumes my brain more days than not and it feels … Continue reading

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