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Self Improvement Discussion–When Good Isn’t Good Enough Even though we all have success, why then is it easier to see failure or to perceive failure? We all carry around an invisible measuring stick for success. What I may view as success may be different than what it is for you. Norms are created in our … Read More »

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5 Tips for Making Your Running Goal a Reality this New Year!

5 Tips to Make Your Running Goal a Reality this New Year! Write it Down! Writing your running goal down whether it be in a personal journal, on a blog, share it with your coach, on a sticky note over your treadmill, or on social media can make the goal seem real. There is always … Read More »

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Year of Running 2016

Let’s chat about this year of running! Ok, how is it possible that we are almost at the end of 2016? I’ve swam, run, and biked my way through the new year and am ready to reflect on all of the adventures. I am linking up with Courtney from Eat, Pray Run DC to share my … Read More »

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Training since the NYC Marathon

Musings about Training since The NYC Marathon Hello friends! I have to admit I’ve been in a bit of a training funk since the NYC Marathon. I guess that’s normal though. After the marathon my body and my brain has needed some time to refresh and to get my training mojo back. It is hard … Read More »

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The hazards of winter running–A cautionary tale

The hazards of winter running.  Winter has descended upon New Hampshire and while all of the amazing warm weather that we had this fall was pretty sweet I am ready for the snow. We have had eventful weather over the past two weeks with freezing rain last week. The freezing rain was completely unacceptable for … Read More »

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5 Podcasts for Runners to Inspire, Educate and Entertain

Podcasts for Runners There are so many great podcasts for runners and endurance sports athletes. Through interviews and conversation you can take a peek through the window of somebody else’s success (and failure) and into their goals and hopes and dreams.Inspiration can be found in many different places. Inspiration can come within or can be … Read More »

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Hip strength and running and 3 exercises you need!

Hip strength is critical for runners! I learned my lesson about the importance of hip strength for running a few years ago. I’ll never forget when my back went out. The pain was searing like fire up my spine, down my legs and into my pelvis. I couldn’t unlock my hips to relax my back. … Read More »

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Leaf Peepers Half Marathon 2016 Race Recap

Leaf Peepers Half Marathon. The hills, the determination and all the running! As we neared the cone to turn around past the halfway point of the Leaf Peepers Half Marathon (The race that was the culmination of Rise. Run. Retreat 2016 in Waterbury, VT) I was feeling thankful to have Laura lock step by my side. … Read More »

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Running, Triathlon and Fitness over 40!

Getting ready for the big 4-0 and fitness over 40! Hello everyone. It’s me and I am still 39 but only for one more week! It’s time to start thinking ahead to what fitness over 40 will look like for me. Over the weekend I was talking with another woman about my upcoming 40th and … Read More »

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