*RECAP* Gone For A Run Sole Sister *Virtual* 7-Miler

*RECAP* Gone For A Run Sole Sister *Virtual* 7-Miler

Wouldn't you like to end every training run with bling? Okay well that might just be me, but seriously I wish I could. I have been known to come home from a run and put on bling from a past race just to make myself feel that extra sense of accomplishment. ;)

Enter virtual races. I love using a virtual race to jazz up an otherwise hum drum training run.

So I used yesterday's 7-miler (which I wasn't really looking forward to) to complete the Gone For A Run Sole Sister 7-miler

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*RECAP* Race To The Row 5k

*RECAP* Race To The Row 5k

Note: I was given a complimentary entry for the race, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. Ain't nobody got time for lyin'!

How can you pass up participating in a race that is literally across the street from your neighborhood? I mean the commute alone is a huge PRO! ;)

2015 marked the third year of the Race To The Row 5k at Assembly Row in Somerville and the third different course. Haha. There has been a lot of change to the area (improvements) so the course had to adjust as well.

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Face It Friday: Success Thanks To Getting Back To Basics And Meeting THE Skinny Doll

Face It Friday: Success Thanks To Getting Back To Basics And Meeting THE Skinny Doll

Last week I hit a breaking point. I saw a number on the scale I never wanted to see again. If you missed the post, you can catch up here.

I'll just hang out here while you read it.

Do do do do do do do (Jeopardy theme song)

All set? Good!

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2015 Road Races

January 1 - 1st Run 5k - 23:01 (7:25 min/mile pace) - RECAP

January 16 - Star Wars 5k - Untimed, but Garmin had 27:50 (8:58 min/mile pace) - RECAP

January 17 - Star Wars 10k - 1:01:34 (9:55 min/mile pace) - RECAP

January 18 - Star Wars Half Marathon - 2:55:11 (13:22 min/mile pace) - RECAP

January 25 - 20th Annual Boston Prep 16 Miler - 2:28:36 - RECAP

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February 15 - 2nd Annual Stop Stroke Shuffle *Virtual* 5k - 26:42 (8:36 min/mile pace) - RECAP

February 20 - Princess 5k - Untimed, but Garmin had 26:37 (8:35 min/mile pace) - RECAP Pending

February 21 - Enchanted 10k - 53:32 (8:41 min/mile pace) - RECAP Pending

February 22 - Princess Half Marathon - 2:00:33 (9:12 min/mile pace) - RECAP Pending

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March 15 - Craicfest 5k - 24:21 (7:51 min/mile pace) - RECAP

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April 18 - B.A.A. 5k - 34:07 (11:00 min/mile pace) - RECAP

April 20 - 119th Boston Marathon - 4:12:09 (9:37 min/mile pace) - RECAP

April 26 - #LogOffRace *Virtual* 10k - 53:33 (8:38 min/mile pace) - RECAP

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May 6 - 5p- *Virtual* 5k - 25:10 (8:07 min/mile pace) - RECAP

May 8-9 - Ragnar Relay Cape Cod- RECAPS: Day One and Day Two

May 10 - M.O.M.'s Run 5k Walk & Run for Cancer - 22:02 (7:05 min/mile pace) - RECAP

May 17 - Mystic River Herring Run (5k) and Paddle - 25:33 (8:13 min/mile pace) - RECAP

May 24 - Boston's Run To Remember Half - 1:52:05 (8:33 min/mile pace) - RECAP

May 30 - Rock 'n' Roll San Diego 5k - 30:23 (9:48 min/mile pace) - RECAP

May 31 - Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Marathon - 4:34:42 (10:29 min/mile pace) - RECAP

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June 5 - Bad Ass Runner *Virtual* 5-Miler - 40:34 (8:08 min/mile pace) - RECAP

June 7 - Freedom Run 5k - 21:46 (7:01 min/mile pace) - RECAP

June 13 - Escape the Cape Triathlon - 1:09:45 - RECAP

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July 4 - All 4 Run *Virtual* 4-Miler - 32:05 (8:01 min/mile pace) - RECAP

July 12 - VERT Sasquatch Trail Run (2.35 miles) - 17:46 (7:34 min/mile pace) - RECAP

July 26 - Biggest Loser RunWalk Killington Half Marathon - 2:00:06 (then subtract 6 minutes from that for Ski lift ride) - RECAP

July 30 - Run Selfie Challenge *Virtual* 5k - 26:03 (8:24 min/mile) - RECAP

July 31 - R3DD *Virtual* 5k - 24:53 (8:01 min/mile pace) - RECAP

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August 1 - Road Shark *Virtual* 5-Miler - 42:29 (8:30 min/mile pace) - RECAP

August 16 - Falmouth Road Race - 1:04:14 (9:11 min/mile pace) - RECAP

August 23 - Race To The Row 5k - 22:50 (7:22 min/mile pace) - RECAP

August 29 - Sole Sister *Virtual* 7-miler - 59:18 (8:28 min/mile pace) - RECAP

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September 13 - Title 9 Women Only Sprint Triathlon - Starts at 8:00 a.m. ET

September 18-19 - Reach The Beach Relay - Starts at TBD

September 26 - ZOOMA Women's Half Marathon (Cape Cod) - Starts at 7:30 a.m. ET

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October 4 - Oktoberfest 5k - Starts at 9:30 a.m. ET

October 10 - Rock 'n' Roll Brooklyn Half Marathon - Starts at 7:00 a.m. ET

October 16 - Altra 3.8-mile Trail Run - Starts at 3:00 p.m. ET

October 17 - Runner's World 5k - Starts at 8:00 a.m. ET

October 17 - Runner's World 10k - Starts at 9:30 a.m. ET

October 18 - Runner's World Half - Starts at 8:00 a.m. ET

October 31 - *Virtual* Pug Run 1 Mile/5k/10k - Starts at TBD

October 31 - Rock 'n' Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon - Starts at 7:30 a.m. ET

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November 7 - Rock 'n' Roll Savannah Full Marathon - Starts at 7:00 a.m. ET 

November 8 - Rock 'n' Roll Savannah 5k - Starts at 1:00 p.m. ET

November 8 - Rock 'n' Roll Savannah 1-Mile - Starts at 2:30 p.m. ET

November 26 - Gobble Gobble Gobble 4-Miler - Start at 10:00 a.m. ET

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December 13 - Yulefest 5k - Starts at 9:30 a.m. ET

2016 Road Races

Ohhhh yes my friends! It's time to start forming that 2016 Race Schedule. Despite having 17 races left on the 2015 race calendar (31 done so far in '15), I am always looking ahead. ;) 

So here's what the schedule has thus far:

January 15 - Star Wars 5k - Starts at TBD

January 16 - Star Wars 10k - Starts at TBD

January 17 - Star Wars Half Marathon - Starts at TBD


Do you have a must-do race in 2016?

Missed My First #MedalMonday Periscope? Check It Out Here!

Missed My First #MedalMonday Periscope? Check It Out Here!

I love sharing stories with others. For me each race medal encompasses the run, the story and the lessons learned while on the course. 

So I launched #MedalMonday yesterday - a weekly Periscope where I share the story behind one of my 100+ medals.

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*RECAP* Falmouth Road Race With Tedy's Team

*RECAP* Falmouth Road Race With Tedy's Team

When you have the opportunity to run one of the world's most historic races AND represent one of your favorite charities, you jump at the chance!

Am I right?

Of course I am! ;)

On August 16, I toed the line for the third time at the Falmouth Road Race and the second representing Tedy's Team!

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New Weekly Periscope: #MedalMonday

New Weekly Periscope: #MedalMonday

Did you all know I love me some race medals?

Yes 5 medal racks is TOTALLY necessary and a great way to decorate my house!

Right? Right?

I think I heard a resounding YES!! :) 

Race bling is one of my favorite part of running. Each medal has a special story and I want to share them with each of you.

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Join Me In The #EssentiaMoments Challenge... PRIZE ALERT! :)

Join Me In The #EssentiaMoments Challenge... PRIZE ALERT! :)

Who doesn't like to win fun things? I mean really?

In case you missed my announcement last week, I am partnering with Essentia Water for the best hydration possible as I train for the Rock 'n' Roll Savannah Full Marathon.

Woo hoo!!

The #EssentiaMoments challenge is simple...

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5 Weeks Til ZOOMA Cape Cod... Plus A Discount Code!

5 Weeks Til ZOOMA Cape Cod... Plus A Discount Code!

You will find me - for the third-straight year - at the ZOOMA Cape Cod Women's Half on September 26, 2015. The run has both a 10k and Half option. 

This race is great for a girls weekend on the beach or a romantic weekend away. While the race is almost all women, there are some gentlemen that take part as well!

How can you pass up a race that ends with a party on the beach complete with snacks and wine? ;)

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