Monthly Archives: August 2014

Vote for Me!

I entered the Makeover Your T-Shirt contest in Louisville’s Today’s Woman magazine last month. As I was reading the September issue of the Kentuckiana publication,  I spotted a familiar photo collage from the Run For The L of t 5k … Continue reading

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IRONMAN Louisville: Volunteer Experience

The Iroquois Hill Runners made a request back in June for volunteers to help at an aid station for the Ironman Louisville.  I didn’t give it a second thought before I registered because I admire triathletes who push themselves through … Continue reading

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Dear St. Louis,

It looks like I will not be running around your city for the St. Louis Rock and Roll Marathon.  I was so focused on training  to earn a BQ time that I may have over done it. This knee pain … Continue reading

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Family, Work, Training Balance

Last weekend, I made my way back to Madison, West Virgina for the 85th Smoot Family Reunion.  Smoot roots run deep. Our family’s tradition is to have a fish fry and dance on Saturday night.  Normally, it is held at … Continue reading

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2014 PGA Championship Valhalla Preview

In addition to sole searching and officially welcoming my new foster placement, the weekend was jumping in the Louisville area.  The long-awaited grand opening of our new Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass took place.  Vintage cars were driven with care … Continue reading

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Sole Searching

It has been 8 days since my last run. I’ve been overtraining and developed a pain in my left knee.  I diagnosed the problem as runners knee.  It bothered me in spin class, so I got off the new bikes … Continue reading

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