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February 21, 2015 race

Saturday, February 21, 2015      2 comments

My second race this year. Gasparilla Distance Classic 5K. I could have registered for a challenge - 15K plus 5K. Knowing I had to work after the running was over, I chose not to when I registered. Glad I did the shorter distance because my foot ... Read more


Monday, January 26, 2015      2 comments

I returned to SparkPeople a month or so ago after realizing my Fitbit tracker could link to my Sparkpoints and I didn't have to manually log steps/mileage. I've definitely kept my Spark up, eating better than I was before and still walking/runni... Read more

Merry Christmas Sparkfriends!

Wednesday, December 25, 2013      2 comments

Merry Christmas Sparkfriends!... Read more

Free 5Ks

Thursday, October 03, 2013      5 comments

We are very fortunate to be a part of Parkruns, an organization that provides timing and reporting for the members. The runs are held early Saturday morning when we don't have a charity race on the same trail, and we are e-mailed our results tha... Read more

Speaking of racing

Monday, August 05, 2013      4 comments

Last Saturday I got the awesome opportunity to speak to a running group and members of the general public about races and how to earn bling! Here are some pics I want to share. Read more

Another volunteer day

Thursday, July 04, 2013      6 comments

Got up 4 dark 30 this morning to volunteer at a Watermelon 5k run. Such a rewarding experience! ... Read more

Orange Blossom Half Marathon & 5K - March 5, 2013

Tuesday, March 05, 2013      2 comments

This is a special price half marathon I registered for on Black Friday for $25. I figured even if I didn't do it, I wouldn't loose much. I didn't realize at that time it was only a week after the Disney Princess Half I had already registered for... Read more

WDW Princess Half weekend recap with pics

Monday, March 04, 2013      2 comments

After a little bribing with a tiara, two souvenir bags, one Coast to Coast and one WDW princess, and a $15 discount, I gave in a registered for the 2013 Disney Princess Half. This was during the expo at the Savanah Rock n Roll early November 201... Read more

3 Marathons in 50 days, on to the next

Sunday, January 27, 2013      5 comments

Okay, I've completed my marathon goals, I'm a Marathon Maniac, I'm moving on to the next goal which is a Tri: run, bike, swim! Disney was hot, crowded and fun all at the same time. Here is my finish line pic. Read more

Another 26.2 mile journey

Monday, December 17, 2012      13 comments

My 26 mile training run turned into a 26.2 with bling! When I was told Mount Dora has hills I said "They are not that bad". I was wrong. The "mount" is short for mountain! Hills, heat, humidity was conquered yesterday, December 16, 2012. N... Read more

Thanks for your Motivator of the Day nomination!

Thursday, December 06, 2012      3 comments

Thank you so much SparkFriends, for nominating me Motivator of the Day! I am so honored! emoticon Read more

Space Coast Marathon - my first, with pics

Thursday, December 06, 2012      6 comments

On November 25th I finished my first marathon. Actually my first was supposed to be the Walt Disney World but because of the high mileage in my training (23 miles, 26 miles, I decided to get a medal for that mileage). I'm still in awe of the w... Read more

Halfway through full marathon training

Friday, October 05, 2012      6 comments

I wasn't totally prepared except for my bottle of water was frozen. This is the main thing since I live in Central Florida where it still reaches 90 some days. I did get up early and almost got caught up Sparking and other social networking whi... Read more

Race recap: BGR 5K & 10K/AARP Race to End Hunger

Monday, September 17, 2012      4 comments

The weekend started 7 am Friday when I reached my meetup point for a ride to Atlanta. There were 30 from our group that went. Three of us from our BGR group rode nonstop for six hours to Atlanta. We checked into the Sheraton downtown where the e... Read more

Water Works!

Tuesday, September 04, 2012      7 comments

I finished another aqua class in the pool at the gym this morning. This was my third type of aqua class I've done there: aqua track I do most but since running class starts tonight on the same days and times, I'll be missing that, aqua zumba is ... Read more

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