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New Bedford Half Marathon Recap

  The 2015 New Bedford Half Marathon can best be described as a 93 minute sufferfest. I picked the New Bedford (NB) half as my lead up race to the Boston Marathon. With my eyes set on Boston, New Bedford’s role in my training was clear: to run a solid race to help me gain

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Chasing 19: SSYMCA Frozen 5K Race Recap

“Whose house? My house. Whose house? MY HOUSE! This is MY Y and MY race and nobody beats me in my house.” ~Thoughts while racing the Frozen 5k (Whatever gets you moving faster, right?) Exactly two years ago I laced up for my very first road race, the YMCA Frozen 5K (Quincy, MA). After 10 years of running on

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Chicago Marathon Recap (part 2): The race.

    On Saturday I walked around Chicago with nerves in my belly. I wasn’t worried about anything in particular, rather I was consumed by a cloud of nervousness. I suppose I should know this about myself by now- my husband surely does- the day before a race I get quiet, isolate myself, and often

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