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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: 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. 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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Kristen R: December Reflections No. 3 – The Voice Within

I was looking at some past posts and found this one, Little White Lies, about trying to silence that negative voice that sometimes creeps in during a run. I still have not silenced this voice, but I do know that … Continue reading

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Kristen R: December Reflections – No. 1

I cannot believe the last month of 2013 has arrived. I keep saying to myself, “Finally, it’s here,” while also thinking, “December is here already?” It’s a strange, conflicting feeling. Never have I recorded pieces of my life in regular snippets as … Continue reading

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