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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. 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. 2 – The Art of Planning Your Runs

One of the biggest lessons I’ve learned this year is planning for my daily running. Sometimes, these plans just fall into place perfectly. Other times, well, life as a mom, wife, friend, daughter and someone susceptible to illness can put … Continue reading

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KHP – A Deep Breathe

This week feels very strange, a new routine,  and thankfully a slower schedule.  With the end of the soccer season and my afternoons free, I find myself getting caught up on some work, I am sleeping a bit more and … Continue reading

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Kristen R: Race Day Conditions

First, happy 11/12/13! Second, I don’t want to curse anything, but this might be nice: Our start time is 8:30-ish, so I’m thinking we’ll be running in temps in the mid-50s. That’s not bad at all… Just logging easy miles … Continue reading

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Kristen R: Training Week 14 – Tapering

I finished out the week — this morning, actually — with an 8-mile easy run. This was my last long run until the half marathon, which is just one week away. The week was good, but I had a lot … Continue reading

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Kristen R: Training Week 13 – Last Long Run

And so it begins: The taper. I had my last long run yesterday — another 12-miler. One of my running partners has a bum hip and another had planned to join me, but  she had car trouble and wasn’t able … Continue reading

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