Category Archives: half marathon

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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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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Summerfest Rock ‘n Sole

Rock ‘n Sole Half Marathon Recap June 11, 2016 Spontaneous Summer Travel: My brother is living the bachelor lifestyle in Milwaukee, WI as a transportation manager in his post Army career. I thought it would be a good idea for … 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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Flying Pig Marathon Training Update

The end of Spring Break in Louisville felt like Michigan in January.  I could not believe I was dressing in layers with hand warmers for my longest training run of 22 miles in April.   I ran with the group … 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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Urban Bourbon Half Marathon Recap- Louisville, KY

Urban Bourbon- Louisville, KY Recap October 24, 2015 Packet Pick Up: Slugger Field was the location for packet pick up.  The shirts reminded me of UPS uniforms and the sleeves were short.  The volunteer gave me a wrist band that … Continue reading

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Queen Bee Half Marathon Recap- Cincinnati, OH

2015 was the 2nd running of the female themed Queen Bee Half Marathon in Queen City.  I signed up for this race after a fellow blogger referred me to it based off Cincinnati’s Flying Pig Marathon. The first beeline was … Continue reading

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