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Kristen R: A Year of Running (+1)

So what do you do after running for 365 days in a row? Well, you run again. At least, that’s what I did today. A quick 5k to ring in the New Year — a ritual I plan to do … Continue reading

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Kristen R: The End of a Running Streak

Since I have one more post after this that will serve as me wrapping up this crazy year, I’ve decided that, for this post, I’ll try to put into words how it feels to end a year-long running streak. Frankly, I’m … Continue reading

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Kristen R: December Reflections No. 8 – (Un)Friendly Faults

“Real change will come when powerful women are less of an exception. It is easy to dislike senior women because there are so few.” ― Sheryl Sandberg The other night someone told me I was too nice — and it was meant … Continue reading

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Kristen R: December Reflections No. 7 – 10 Days

I thought it would be interesting to look at where my head was about 10 days into this year. Never have I documented a year like this, so the fact that I can look back has made this month’s reflections … Continue reading

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Kristen R: December Reflections No. 6 – The Mama in Me

I found out today that I won’t be able to run one of my new, favorite half marathons next year. I did this race back in April — the Park to Park Half Marathon in Waynesboro, Va. It was my … Continue reading

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Kristen R: Community – Weekly Photo Challenge & December Reflections No. 5

When I saw the topic for the weekly photo challenge, I immediately thought back to the post I wrote after the Boston Marathon bombing. I was proud of that a piece. Proud to  tap into my feelings after such a … Continue reading

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Kristen R: December Reflections No. 4 – What’s a Bad Week for an Optimist?

Here’s the deal: I assumed by this time this week I would be just about one long run away from hitting the 1,000-mile mark. Well, guess what? I am still 25+ miles away. And it’s all because of some pretty … Continue reading

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