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The Runner’s Selfie

You've all seen it. Maybe you watched it happen as you rode by on your bike or drove by in your car. Maybe you almost tripped over a runner who stopped dead in his tracks in front of you to do it. Or maybe, if you are just brave enough to admit it, maybe you have even...

1-Mile Walk

The Mercy Children’s Hospital & Clinics Junior Jog is Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 9:30 am. Register today.Packet pick-up for the Junior Jog takes place Friday, October 19 from 3:00 to 8:00 pm as a part of the Scheels Sports & Fitness Expo in Hy-Vee Hall...

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Countdown Continues… Are You Ready?

We are getting so close folks! In just three weeks it will be time for the big race! I don't know about you all, but I am getting very excited, a little nervous, and ready to test my training. I will be the first to admit that I am not as prepared as I was...

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Toenails are overrated

Holy long runs Batman! If you are training for the full, or maybe even your first half, the time for long runs is beyond here. I need to get a 17-miler in this week, and a 20-miler in in 2-3 weeks, and then it is taper time for this gal. I decided to just...

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That’s my jam

I have something to tell you. No judgement please- it has taken me some time to get my courage up. It is a little embarrassing to admit and once I tell you I am certain you will not be able to look at me the same way, especially if you see me out when I'm...

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Hives, hunger and gut issues

Hey ya'll! How is training going? Race weekend is in just a few months and if you are running the half or full, your training efforts should be well underway. If you are running the shorter, yet just as commendable, distances you should be starting your...

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Taking the path less traveled

This past week I was able to visit family and friends back home. Spending my time in beautiful North Iowa I was able to enjoy the Independence Day holiday with a parade, carnival, boating, fireworks and of course much great company. In between all of this...

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Training Plans: What, When and How

First off, thanks to all who entered to win free race entries and IMT DMM swag last month! Winners were notified and names are posted in the Rafflecopter gadget on my blog. If you didn't win, no worries, a little birdie told me that we may be able to have...

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