Stop Giving It All or Nothing

How Training for a Half Marathon has made me dislike running from www.dineanddish.net

Alternate titles for this post: “How Training For a Half Marathon Has Made Me Dislike Running” “What the hell is wrong with me and why can’t I stick to anything?” “Tales of a non-perfectionist, perfectionist” You get the point. Running and I are not being friends right now. “Well, how can that be?” you ask….

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Real Talk: Health and Red Faced Running

Red Faced Runners Spotlight

A feeling of pure happiness washes over me every time I see the photo above. Then, at some point, that happiness turns to disappointment and shame. You see, that was probably one of the happiest “regular” days of my life. My husband and I were in Park City, Utah on a little getaway. I was…

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Sidelined to Share An Exciting Announcement #RFR5K

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2 weeks ago I shared a post introducing you to The Red Faced Runners. So many of you have joined in the #RFR5K challenge, sharing your red faces with us and motivating us along the way. Well, I am excited to share that because of the overwhelming response from others, we decided The Red Faced…

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Let’s Run – A 5K Group Readers Challenge (5K Training Tips)

Join the Red Faced Runners 5K Challenge

I started training to run a 5K back in mid January. Mid-January I went from being pretty much sedentary, to getting my body moving. During my training I learned all about pace, heart rate, strengthening your core, etc. I worked hard, lost weight, gained energy and confidence and felt better about myself than I honestly…

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The Runner’s Diet {Recipe: Spring Salad with Orange Vinaigrette}

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In 80 days, I’ll be running my first 5K – not walking, but R-U-N-N-I-N-G. As I’ve mentioned, I’ve officially gotten off my sedentary butt and have taken to going to the gym 4-5 times a week since the new year. I have also been exercising at home on my off days. I’m working with a…

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