Category Archives: Life

Confession Time

Confession – It’s been nearly a month since my last good run. I finished the Tree City Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day in Kent, OH, but have barely run since. And I haven’t run at all in the past nearly … Continue reading

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Cajun Cup 10k PR! (or How Terrible Singing Kept Me Running)

Vital Stats: Race: Cajun Cup 10k Date: November 10, 2012 Place: Lafayette, LA Total Time: 1:05:11 (PR!) Saturday morning, I was up early for the Cajun Cup 10k in Lafayette. A week earlier, Josh’s mom asked me to come along … Continue reading

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Taking the thinking out of half marathon training

Happy Halloween! You have less than 12 hours to save on Rock’n’Roll New Orleans marathon and half marathon entry! Register before midnight and don’t forget to use code ROCKNOLA1 to save an extra $10. Prices go up on November 1st. … Continue reading

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Let’s get social

Did you watch the Presidential debate Wednesday with one eye on Twitter like I did? As many news outlets have pointed out, the 2012 debates are the first to include a large Twitter audience. It got me thinking about the … Continue reading

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It’s Running Season!

It’s officially Fall and definitely getting cooler here in south Louisiana. That means lots more running! I found myself dreading running at the height of summer and sticking to the bike as much as possible. But now, it is running … Continue reading

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Hiking in Mississippi

A last minute invitation led to adventure this weekend. Meghan and Frank invited Josh and me to go hiking at Clark Creek Natural Area in Pond, MS, about ten miles north of the Louisiana border. Clark Creek is a rugged … Continue reading

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Seen on my ride…

The Mississippi River never disappoints when it comes to beautiful or just plain interesting scenery. Tonight – an amazing cotton candy blue and pink sunset. And this picture in no way captures the full beauty of this evening.

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Rockin’ Rocketchix

Rocketchix in 2012 was a fabulous race! Not only is it a well-run and organized event, but I crushed most of my goals for this tri! My training has been haphazard to say the least, a few bricks here, very … Continue reading

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Vacation Run

I just completed my second vacation run this year. Today, I got in 2.93 hot miles on Perdido Beach uBlvd in Orange Beach, AL. I’m now cooling off by the pool because the other dozen people in my condo are … Continue reading

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Race Pace Training

Great weekend! Friday night was all about celebrating a friend’s new dream job. There was champagne and amazing food – short ribs, lamb carpaccio, popcorn with rosemary, a cheese plate, pomme frites, croque monsieur and an amazing chocolate torte at … Continue reading

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