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My Magical Disney Favorites!

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In honor of my first trip to Disneyland and the start of Dumbo Double Dare weekend being just ONE WEEK AWAY, and my excitement over making it in to the meet-up, I thought I'd write a fun little Disney-inspired post. I totally stole this from Mindy over at Road Runner Girl and Karen from Just Me and … [Read more...]

Weekly Workouts and My Last Long Run

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Hi, everyone! Here's a look at last week's workouts. Mon., Aug 12: 6 miles Tue., Aug. 13: Taekwondo class Wed., Aug. 14: 5 miles Thur., Aug. 15: Rest Fri., Aug. 16: Taekwondo class and 6 miles Sat., Aug. 17: Thai Kickboxing class Sun., Aug. 18: Strength training Mon., Aug 19: … [Read more...]

Race Recap: Captain Bill Gallagher 10-Mile Island Race

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Hope everyone had an awesome weekend! I definitely did...it was my birthday weekend! I celebrated my 28th birthday on Friday, and decided to ring in a new year of my life with a 10-mile race. On the beach. In the middle of one of the hottest months of the year. (In case any of you were … [Read more...]

Weekly Workouts and My New Blog Design!

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Hi, everyone! As sad as I am to say good-bye to the holiday weekend, I'm ready to get back to business. :) First things first. Allow me to introduce my new blog design! Since "The Final Forty" has sort of morphed from a weight loss blog to a running/fitness blog over the last year or so, I was … [Read more...]

Weekly Workouts and GLASS SLIPPER CHALLENGE!

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Hope everyone had a fabulous weekend! I know I'm the WORST at keeping up with posting my weekly workouts, but here it goes again. First things first...I may or may not have accidentally signed up for the runDisney Glass Slipper Challenge in February 2014! Honestly, I don't even know what I'm … [Read more...]

Last Week’s Workouts and ANOTHER Half Marathon!

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Hope everyone had a marvelous weekend. We had AWESOME weather here in New Jersey (although right now it's rainy and dreary and gross), and I'm excited to finally be running in spring-like conditions! Yesterday I took the plunge and registered for the Long Branch Half Marathon, which is part of … [Read more...]

Weekly Workouts: 4/7-4/14

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Hope everyone had a fabulous weekend! The enormity of what I've gotten myself into -- registering for the Dopey Challenge as my FIRST marathon -- is really starting to sink in now, and I found myself at Barnes & Noble yesterday scouring the running books for titles like "Marathon Running for … [Read more...]

My Incredibly DOPEY Decision

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So yesterday I did something crazy. Like, real crazy. WAY crazier than my decision to register for the Dumbo Double Dare, which I thought was just pure MADNESS at the time (and now just doesn't seem so scary after all). Yesterday, I got completely swept up in the excitement of Walt Disney World's … [Read more...]