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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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NYC Marathon training, Fundraising for Team Clarke and more!

Hey all! Fall is officially here and just like that we have gone from 80 degree weather to 50’s and rainy with the chance for temperatures in the 30’s overnight. We are going to be at a wedding where we are supposed to be staying in platform tents overnight (brrr!) but since the venue is … Read More »

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Runners and Knee Problems: Myth or Truth?

Runners and Knee Problems: Myth or Truth? *Disclaimer: I have partnered with Dartmouth-Hitchcock for a series of wellness discussions. We have experience using Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for our family healthcare needs. All opinions expressed here are my own. I am a longtime runner and one of the things that I am often asked is ‘aren’t … Read More »

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