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2016 Ragnar DC Recap Part 4 – For those of you just stopping in to read about We Thought You Said Rum’s Ragnar Relay experience, you can catch up by clicking on Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 to check out my three previous posts. We’ll pick up right after Van 2 finished breakfast after […]

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2016 Ragnar DC Recap Part 2 – Picking right up where I left off Tuesday in my Ragnar DC recap, today’s post will be all about Van 2’s first set of legs.  If you remember, Laura (from Van 1) had just handed the slap bracelet off to Jess, and Van 2 was in hot pursuit! Like […]

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Twelve runners, two vans, 206.7 miles to cover, and an estimated 36 hours to finish – that’s the adventure that our team, We Thought You Said Rum, had ahead of us last week. Equally daunting will be my effort to tell the story of our incredible adventure in just four short posts starting with today’s 2016 Ragnar DC Recap Part […]

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Five Favorite Ragnar Moments

It’s here! My long awaited Ragnar DC with my son Daniel and his girlfriend Jess starts tomorrow at 6:15 AM when the first runner in Van 1 starts running. I’ve been looking forward to this weekend all summer and expect there to be many favorite Ragnar moments that I can add to my memories from my previous Ragnar […]

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Ragnar’s Unisex Versus Women’s Cut Race Shirts

My regular readers know that I’m a pretty positive person, but sometimes a girl has got to vent and today I’m dumping on Ragnar’s unisex versus women’s cut race shirts harebrained decision… I just tried on my Ragnar Trail Richmond shirt, and I am not happy. Ragnar switched our shirts from men’s/women’s sizing to unisex shirts; […]

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Five Reasons Ragnar DC Is Going To Be Epic

I’m downright giddy with excitement! Just when I thought I was ready to retire from the whole Ragnar van thing, I’ve signed up to run with yet another team! Keep in mind that there are two types of Ragnar Relays. In one type you sit on your butt in a van anytime you’re not running, and in the […]

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2015 Ragnar DC Recap – Part 4

For those of you just stopping in to read about my MRTT chapter’s Moms RUN This Ragnar experience at Ragnar DC, you can catch up by clicking on Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 to check out my three previous recaps. I left off yesterday as we were finishing our breakfast at Dunkin’ Donuts […]

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2015 Ragnar DC Recap – Part 3

If you’re just now joining my Ragnar DC party, you can catch up by clicking on Part 1 and Part 2, to read my two previous recaps. I left off with Van 2 heading to The Creamery at Exchange 18 in hopes of getting some sleep while we waited for Van 1 to run their […]

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2015 Ragnar DC Recap – Part 2

Picking up where I left off yesterday in my Ragnar DC recap, today’s post will be all about Moms RUN This Ragnar Van 2’s first set of legs.  If you remember Van 1’s Misty had just handed the slap bracelet off to Kim, and Van 2 took off in hot pursuit.   Van 2’s first […]

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2015 Ragnar DC Recap – Part 1

Last year’s experience running Ragnar DC with my Cruiser friends was something like I’d never experienced before and I knew that I had to return!  And return I have – twice.  In June, I joined my MRTT team for Ragnar Trail Appalachians WV, and just last week I joined Moms RUN This Ragnar (again, my […]

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A Ragnar DC Tease

Exhausted, sleep-deprived, cold, and wet; yet delirious with joy, my amazing MRTT team ran 200.5 miles from Cumberland, Maryland to Washington, DC in just over 35 hours completing the 2015 Ragnar DC…  And it’s weekends like this, that memories are made from!   Later this week I hope to start recapping our Ragnar DC adventure.  […]

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On Our Way To Ragnar DC

It’s that time again!  It’s time to shack up in a van with a bunch of my favorite running people and hit the road for a 34-hour overnight relay.  This is my third Ragnar, second DC, first Ragnar without my buddy Meagan, and it will be my second time representing my MRTT chapter.  I’m runner […]

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The More Challenging The Endeavor…

Welcome to Wednesday Word, a weekly linkup for everyone, not just health and fitness bloggers. Each Wednesday you will have a single word prompt to write about.  Let your imagination run free and share with your readers your interpretation of that word, or simply use it as inspiration for your post. Today’s word is challenging……  […]

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Cruisers Rockin’ The Relay – Ragnar DC Recap Part 4

For those of you just stopping in to read about the Cruisers’ Ragnar DC experience, you can catch up by clicking on Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 to check out my three previous posts. We’ll pickup right after Van 2 finished their overnight legs and were enjoying some down time before hitting the […]

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Cruisers Rockin’ The Relay – Ragnar DC Recap Part 3

If you’re joining my Ragnar DC party late, you can catch up by clicking on Part 1 and Part 2, to read my two previous posts. I left off with Van 2 heading to The Creamery at Exchange 18 in hopes of getting some sleep while we waited for Van 1 to run their legs.  […]

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Cruisers Rockin’ The Relay – Ragnar DC Recap Part 2

Picking right up where I left off yesterday in my Ragnar DC recap, today’s post will be all about Van 2’s first set of legs.  If you remember Ravi (from Van 1) had just handed the slap bracelet off to Candy, and Van 2 was in hot pursuit! We caught up with Candy as she […]

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Cruisers Rockin’ The Relay – Ragnar DC Recap Part 1

I really don’t know where to start…  How do you sum up such an incredibly amazing weekend in one short blog post?  You don’t… Way back in early April when I registered our team for Ragnar DC, I picked Runner 8 because it seemed like the hardest position overall.  Runner 8 seemed to have a […]

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Leading Up To Ragnar (September 8 – 14)

As I approach my targeted fall race, the Hokie Half Marathon, I’m hoping to peak at just the right time.  Having two other big races a month and two months prior has its advantages and disadvantages.  On the plus side, I’m able to test my training to see where I am in the way of […]

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Twelve Cruisers Became Ragnarians Today

It’s over…  I’m a Ragnarian, and I’m feeling the blues like it’s the day after Christmas.  What now?  There’s no planning, no organizing, no packing; just basking in the afterglow of a job well done by my amazing team of friends! This evening’s post isn’t a recap.  It’s just to let you know that we […]

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