I just need 20 minutes

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The case was empty. Blindly I searched around. Where were my contacts?! I know I put them in here last night. Did I put both in the left side? I check again, brining the case inches from my face to make sure I see every detail. They are gone. Then I see something, just past the flesh-colored […]

Curbing the Sweet Cravings

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I just want to wish my coaching client, Anna a HUGE congrats for killing her marathon goal at the Wrightsville Beach Marathon this weekend. Anna ran 3:27, a 9 minute PR and her first BQ! And what’s even crazier is that her last two miles were her fastest! I’m so proud of how hard she […]

Running with an Olympian: my experience with Cathy O’Brien

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When you think of elite female marathoners from the US, the names that most often come to mind are Joan Benoit Samuelson, Deena Kastor, Kara Goucher or Shalane Flanagan. Not often mentioned is the name of two-time Olympian, Cathy O’Brien. I had the chance to run with Cathy when she joined my running club, the […]

The Homestretch: Pregnancy Update

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There’s something about “8 weeks left” that feels like the homestretch of pregnancy. I can get my head around counting down now…instead of counting up. The last two weeks I’ve really “felt” my pregnancy for the first time: I was very irritable, very tired and very uncomfortable. So when I got hit by a stomach […]

Run Before you Crawl 5K at 32 Weeks Pregnant

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Running a St. Patrick’s Day race has become a bit of an annual tradition with my friend, Sarah. It’s a fun excuse to dress in green sparkly skirts and tall green socks. Last year I paced her in a very cold (negative temps with the windchill) 5 miler and I didn’t want to pass up […]

Three Ways to Improve Running Form

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This is part two of a two-part series on running form analysis and what you can do to help improve your running form. You can find part one HERE. Last week I shared before and after photos of my running form analysis. There was a significant amount of improvement both in my cadence, heel strike […]

Mom on the Run: Meg from Henning Love

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Disclaimer: I am not a doctor, nurse of midwife. The information expressed in the series “Mom on the Run” should not be taken as medical advice. Please consult your doctor before running during pregnancy and postpartum. Welcome to “Mom on the Run!” A blog feature that shares a mom-on-the-run and her story of running during […]

Help Make a Difference for Girls on the Run

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When I started Run Far Gear a year ago, the purpose was to make a difference for the children and families at the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchocock. And make a difference it has, thanks to your support I was able to donate over $3000 to CHaD this fall. As this little business has grown, I’ve […]

Homemade Quick Pickles

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Salty and crunchy. These quick pickles satisfy that craving perfectly, all without the preservatives and junk you might find in pickles on the shelf at your local grocery store. Craving something salty? Try these homemade quick pickles Click To Tweet I’ve never gotten into canning, but I have a mother in law who does it […]