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WHAT DO YOU DO WITH…

...all your racing bibs?  I'm a little fuzzy on how my collection started but I remember that I used to put my bibs and any medals on a cork board I had in my bedroom.  The board was on a wall that I saw when I first opened my peepers in the morning.  Now this was...

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THIS GIRL’S FANTASY? FOOTBALL!

In case you don't know, NFL football begins tonight!  I love Fall because it brings some great half-marathons but it also brings back glorious football!!  This year I was invited to be in an all ladies fantasy football league so I instantly replied "yes!"  And then I...

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RACE TRADITION

It's just one of those races that I do every Labor Day with a few friends.  Some friends have come and gone over the years. Some we were glad to see go and others not so much.  Our core group has remained the same and so has our race day routine.  Meet at 6am.  On the...

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10 THOUGHTS ON THEME PARKS

It all started with Disney World in January this past year and ended with Great Escape in NY this past weekend, with four days at Hershey Park smooshed in between like a s'mores.  I'm done with theme parks.  Stick a fork in me and cover my eyes because I have seen and...

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SEXISM? YOU BE THE JUDGE

I'm going to get right to the point here.  I got pretty pissed off about how hard I was dissed by a local paper after winning my hometown triathlon.  Now, when I say local paper, I mean local. I won't name names (The Sports Department) ok, I guess I will, basically...

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WRONG WAY 5K

It's usually a good thing to "go the extra mile," right?  Well...not when your racing!  Around my neck of the woods, we enjoy a great summer running series called "Scrambles."  They consist of three 5Ks spread throughout the summer months and always have fun music...

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A NIGHT IN BOSTON WITH JAY-Z & JT!

I listen to music when I run.  I know there's some kind of odd controversy about weather or not you should  listen to music when you run. Something about it not being a "pure" experience or some other BS, but I honestly can't see what the big deal is?  I happen to not...

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LET’S HEAR IT FOR THE CROWD!

People say that runners are a different breed and I wholeheartedly agree.  However, there's an even more puzzling animal out there known as the race spectator!  Who are these people? Unfortunately, after the tragedy at the Boston Marathon, we've gotten to know more...

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