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Less than 4 weeks to the Newport 10k

The Newport 10k has always been on my race calendar since joining RVRR because it has been a USATF Team Championship race every year, and because it’s a fun event. That first year for me was 2012 (it may have been … Continue reading

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NYC Half Marathon

I deferred last year’s race entry to this year because of the problems I was having, so this was my last chance to do this race (at least with a guaranteed place). When the race opened for entries I still … Continue reading

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Coaching – a client perspective

A client of my coaching business “Running It Softly LLC” wrote the following. I thought about  changing some wording as this client worked very hard which is all a coach could ask, and this gives me more credit than I think … Continue reading

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The result of individualized coaching

I find coaching very rewarding, particularly when it results in great success. Since I set up Running it Softly LLC 3 years ago, I have taken on as many clients as I feel I can help with the limited time … Continue reading

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Newport 10k – win a free entry

Last year I had to abandon several of my race plans due to injury issues. This year I’m on my way back, and with that I’m happy to once again be part of the Newport 10k as a blog partner (and … Continue reading

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An overdue catch up

My resolution is to update here more often. I’ve found it difficult to keep up lately, so haven’t found the time to write a post. Here’s a quick summary (it actually surprised me that I wrote a short post in … Continue reading

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A couple of miles at a time

I’ve not posted for a while because progress was slow or non-existent. However, now that my hamstring issue seems to be almost resolved I thought it was time to return to this blog. Runs over the past several weeks have … Continue reading

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Grape Gallop – Alba Vineyards race review

Back in April I attended the Grape Gallop 5k at the same place. I wasn’t sure I should run the 3.5 mile Grape Gallop on October 21, 2017 as I have had some hamstring issues but the lure of wine … Continue reading

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Don’t run the Half Marathon

It’s in the title, although to be fair, neither my Physical Therapist or my Sports Medicine doctor actually said those words. What they said was that they’re not going to tell me not to, but…. I was in England for … Continue reading

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Newport Liberty Half – spectator view

Since I joined RVRR (which is almost 6 years ago) I have run at the Newport Liberty Half Marathon every year (and have been lucky enough to be a partner blog for the last few years), until now. Injury now … Continue reading

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