Category Archives: Champion blogs

Reflecting

Having received the “deadline”email from Ann recently, I have been reflecting back on 2017 and my fitness goals.

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Running buddies (with so many benefits)

Before I became a crazy runner my life was so boring. Just so average.  And then I started running and meeting other cool people who run and suddenly this girl who used to struggle to stay fit and active, found herself loving her running buddy training runs and fairly easily maintaining my fitness and weight! […]

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Ballet

Oh man, where did my flexibility go?

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My Health Journey

This is a tough question because I feel different people have been instrumental in my health journey at different points in my life.  My parents initially instilled exercise and outdoors into my life when I was young through their encouragement of sports participation and by example. 

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2018 Fifth Third Riverbank Run Road Warrior!

Hey all! I am excited to announce that I was chosen to represent the Riverbank Run this coming year with their Road Warrior program! A few short years ago I weighed in around 260 pounds and was definitely not a runner, nor did I have any aspirations to run. A friend of mine challenged me […]

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Big Fun in Small Races

I did the Long John Run yesterday with my Run for God training class. It was the perfect graduation race for a couch-to-5K program, and after some really big events lately, I’d forgotten how much community spirit you feel in a smaller neighborhood race.

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South Carolina Ragnar 2017!

South Carolina trail Ragnar Relay did not disappoint.  Me and seven of my coolest running buddies had a blast the first weekend in October running the trails and bridges (Indiana Jones style ones) of South Carolina.  If you ever get the opportunity to participate in a Ragnar Trail Relay I highly recommend you GO FOR […]

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My (Sorta Long and Twisty) Health Journey

Many people, and life events for that matter, have been instrumental in my health and fitness journey. And what a long journey it has been!

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Tex Mex Zucchini Lasagna

So I made this the other night and although it’s not pasta, it was very delicious! 

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Spinning

I made a fun purchase recently – an indoor spinning bike! 

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