Running

Catch Me If You Can

Catch Me If You Can

I’ve been trying & trying to come up with a new blog name for weeks now. Seriously. Ask any of my friends… They will tell you that I text them randomly throughout the day with different names but nothing has stuck. I’m still The Freckled Runner. I […]

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Hartford Marathon Training Week 8

Hartford Marathon Training Week 8

I’m hitting that point in marathon training where I usually start to get overwhelmed and question why I do this to myself. With only 6 weeks left until race day, I really need to step it up.  I didn’t run long this or last weekend and I’m […]

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Friday Five – Bucket List Races

Friday Five – Bucket List Races

Linking up with Mar, Courtney, and Cynthia for a Friday Five this week! Forever making lists -> whether it’s to-do lists, bucket lists, grocery lists, goals lists… there’s always some type of list that I’m attempting to follow! Today I’m sharing some of my bucket […]

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9 Things Running Has Taught Me

9 Things Running Has Taught Me

While running has always been a part of my life, I didn’t truly consider myself a runner until after I completed my second marathon. Silly, I know, but it’s the truth. Up until 2013, running was something that I just knew I should do because it helped […]

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Hartford Marathon Training Week 7

Hartford Marathon Training Week 7

7 weeks out.. I repeat, we’re 7 weeks outs! Hard to believe I’m already halfway through this training cycle. I feel like I need to kick it up a notch with my training. With that said, I’m undecided if I want to make Hartford or […]

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Hartford Marathon Training Week 6

Hartford Marathon Training Week 6

This past week of training was awesome. I may not have done have speed work or hill repeats, but since I completed 2 long runs within 6 days, my total mileage for the week was pretty high 🙂 I’ve really been focusing on stretching to make sure […]

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Safety Tips For Solo Running

Safety Tips For Solo Running

For me, running solo usually leads to the best runs. Getting in the zone & releasing stress while pounding the pavement is one of the greatest feelings in the world. However, that doesn’t mean that you should ever let your guard down. Being aware of […]

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Hartford Marathon Training – Week 4

Hartford Marathon Training – Week 4

One full month of marathon training down, a little over 2 more to go! I’m happy about where I’m at as far as my fitness level & excited to continue training hard. I’m thankful that I’m still feeling motivated & looking forward to kicking it up […]

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Hartford Marathon Training – Week 3

Hartford Marathon Training – Week 3

Week 3 is in the books! It was another solid week of training, that’s for sure! Yesterday officially marked 11 weeks until race day & I know they are going to fly by 🙂 I’m really loving getting in that marathon training groove! Hartford Marathon – […]

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Friday Five – Favorite Running Books

Friday Five – Favorite Running Books

Linking up with Mar, Courtney, and Cynthia for a Friday Five this week! Back in 2014 when I started running long distances, I began reading any books I could find that were related to running. I went on a major spree, devouring them all. What’s […]

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