Category Archives: fitness

Iron Horse Half Marathon Review

Iron Horse Half Marathon Recap Location: Midway, Kentucky Date: October 15, 2017 I heard about the Iron Horse Half Marathon in Midway, KY a couple of years ago from a Daily Mile friend named Tiffany. It was no coincidence that … Continue reading

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TRI Something New

Cycling is something I have always wanted to do in addition to running for a few reasons: 1.       I have been inspired by triathletes while volunteering for Ironman Races in Louisville and Panama City Beach. 2.       Attending Spin Class at … Continue reading

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KY Derby Festival Mini Marathon 2017 Recap

Half Marathon #13 April 29, 2017 The 2017 Derby Mini Marathon was my 4th time participating in a KDF race.  In 2013, it was my longest distance, and my inspiration to run a full marathon.  In 2014, I returned to … Continue reading

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Chasing a Pot of Gold

 Louisville St. Paddy’s Day Half Marathon Recap 12 Reasons why my 12th half marathon was all hustle and no luck for this leprechaun: #1.  The weather went from 75° on Thursday to 30° with “feel like” 22° on Saturday. #2.  I … Continue reading

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She’s A Goal Digger

This post has been on my mind through miles of running and was written in my head long before I had the chance to sit down and purge my thoughts.  A lot has happened since the start of the school year, so as … Continue reading

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Detroit Summer 16

Detroit Summer 16 I refuse to be in the doldrums over Kevin’s passing. There is no way he would want me to be all depressed anyway.  My longtime friend from Southfield High School and beyond sent me an invite to … Continue reading

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Pro Football Hall of Fame Gold Jacket 5k

Pro Football Hall of Fame Gold Jacket 5K Recap Columbus, Ohio 6-26-16 This Race is dedicated to Kevin Carter I heard about the Pro Football Hall of Fame Gold Jacket 5K from my weekly Active.com email. The name and location … Continue reading

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Summer Off To A Great Start!

My youngest brother Brad came in town from Milwaukee, WI to spend time with the family.  I made everyone tag along with me to Lowes which has become my new spot as I make upgrades and cosmetic changes to my recently purchased home.  … Continue reading

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Flying Pig Marathon Recap

Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon “Oinked for Life” May 1, 2016 For 2016 I wanted to follow the same Norton Sports Health training plan that prepared me for a 3:39:51 Boston Qualifying finish at the 2015 Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon. I … Continue reading

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Run The Bluegrass Half Marathon Recap

Run The Bluegrass Half Marathon has been on my race radar for a few years.  I took a lot of photos and kept mental notes to share with readers how RTB earned the “America’s Prettiest Half Marathon” title. Expo: The Keeneland … Continue reading

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