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10 Questions to Never Ask a Marathon Runner

Happy Marathon Monday!! My friend Monica and I sat down to dinner last fall and had a good laugh over the various questions we’ve received as marathon runners, either while training or post-race. We compiled some of our favorites and … Continue reading

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Daddy’s Girl

I can sum up my relationship with my dad with one story. A story that still brings me to tears when I think about it: May 1st, 2011 was the day of my first full marathon. It was also my … Continue reading

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Shin Splints & Zensah Compression Sleeves

Shin splints. They are every runner’s nightmare. They are the aching reminder that stays with you for days after a long run. They even ruin the short runs. What can be done about them? I hadn’t has issues with shin … Continue reading

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Borrowing Legs for 26.2 Miles

My friend Taylor recently started her own blog (check it out here!) and she has a “Marathon Mondays” segment that I love, so I decided to jump right on the Marathon Monday bandwagon! Here goes nothing… A question I’ve been … Continue reading

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My Running Playlist “Must Haves”

One thing that is extremely important to me when I run is the music playing in my ears. It boosts my mood and keeps me going, providing motivation when necessary as well! I have a variety of playlists–one for running … Continue reading

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Paleo Running Fuel

Edit: This smoothie (recipe given below) worked like a charm! I didn’t hit a wall while running (which was fantastic) and I felt strong the whole time. Huzzah! We have a winner! I’ve faced a challenge on the Paleo diet. … Continue reading

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Journey from “Will Run,” to “Can’t Run,” to “Must Run”

Any time I talk to someone about running a marathon and I receive the response, “Man, I could never run that much. You’re crazy!” my first thought is, “You probably could–you just don’t feel like you have a reason to run … Continue reading

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