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2014 Hokie Half Marathon Race Recap

After a summer of very serious training, our big day finally arrived, and the 2nd Annual Hokie Half Marathon was upon us! Soon after getting up, I drank two large glasses of water, ate a banana, 1/4 of a bagel with a very thin layer of peanut butter, and a few homemade sweet potato fries.  […]


2014 Hokie Half Marathon Expo

Upon arriving in Blacksburg Friday evening and checking into The Inn at Virginia Tech, the host location for the 2nd Annual Hokie Half Marathon & 5K Race Expo, Bill and I were greeted warmly by the staff who immediately asked us if we were there for the race.  They reminded us that the expo would […]


2014 Running Resolutions

Without goals we stumble through life without a plan… Keeping my 2014 goals in mind, I’ve been playing around with my 2014 race scheduled.  So without further ado, here are the races I plan to run this year! February – Run Your Heart Out 5K March – Reston 10-Miler April – Hungry Mother Half Marathon […]


2013 Running And Racing Year Recap

To celebrate this last day of 2013, I’ve put together the year in pictures… Unfortunately, I’m not starting off very well since didn’t start blogging until January 31st, and until then didn’t feel the need to photograph every moment of my life.  Believe it or not, I have no running pictures from January! On this […]


Hiking To Cascades Falls

On Saturday morning Bill and I slept in a little bit compared to when we usually get up to run.  We skipped our run and drove to Giles County, which is not too far from Virginia Tech, and set out for a hike.  Neither of us had been to Cascades Falls since our college days.  […]


2013 Hokie Half Marathon Race Recap

Why was I so happy at 5:30 in the morning?  The day I’d been waiting for since April was finally here, that’s why! And I’d just checked the temperature for the 7 AM race start, and it couldn’t have been more perfect! Everyone in our group had snagged Lot A parking passes (the lot closest […]


So Many Races, So Little Time

Back in April I heard about the DIVAS Half Marathon & 5K Series coming to Virginia and I was pumped!  I immediately sent out a note to the Cruiser chicks to see who wanted to run the race with me.  I even envisioned us wearing matching tutus! The very next night, Julie called to tell […]


BEST. NEWS. EVER = Hokie Half Marathon

Last night I got the BEST. NEWS. EVER!  Julie called to tell me that there will be a Hokie Half Marathon on September 15.  I think I will start packing now.  I’m THAT excited!  I only have a maroon VT running shirt so I think I need to buy a white or orange one to […]

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