Monthly Archives: December 2012

A Runner’s Christmas

Just a few pictures from our low key and relaxing Christmas. Turns out when you’re moving it’s a little harder to come up creative gifts so we both defaulted to buying things to feed our runner habits. In fact, we … Continue reading

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Decision Time

Given all the changes going on in our lives these days, I’m seriously considering a race switch.  The Houston Marathon Committee gives entrants until December 31 to switch between races.  While my training started out strong (and included a few … Continue reading

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Ch, Ch, Cha, Changes….

This week (well, 1.5 weeks) has been a complete whirlwind and I’m not even sure where to start.  In the course of 5 days, we’ve been in 4 different cities each in a different state.  It’s involved 3 flights and … Continue reading

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A Chilly Start

After breaking records with the heat yesterday, it was a chilly 46* this morning.  Gotta love fall/winter in the South.  Now that we have our backyard finished, my outfit of the day back drop is once again available.  I know … Continue reading

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Heat Warning…

While this won’t benefit/affect many this time of year, here’s this Texan’s version of hot weather running/racing tips.  Cause you know, it’s December 9th and there’s a heat warning for the 30K I’m about to go run.  Sigh. 1.  Hydrate– … Continue reading

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Track Tuesday

Without a track.  The schedule called for such a long run, we opted to do it on the trail instead of the track.  Seriously, I LOVE the track, but I’m not sure my sanity could handle running “30 minutes easy” … Continue reading

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Incidental Exercise- Runner’s Edition

We’ve all heard of incidental exercise as part of our everyday life- park further away from stores, take the stairs when possible, etc.   I’ve been trying to focus lately on ways to sneak in ‘runner specific’ exercises, stretching and rolling/sticking.  … Continue reading

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