See Mom Run: Every Mother’s Guide to Getting Fit and Running Her First 5K – Book Review

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If I could write a book, this would be it! This book was a great read for me to revisit the months leading up to my first 5k in 2011. It also is a good reminder about warming up, consistency, injuries and nutrition. Very well done. I highly recommend getting a copy of this book, […]

Resolution 5k Beach & Trail Race Narragansett , RI – January 11, 2015

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Resolution 5k Beach & Trail Race Narragansett , RI – January 11, 2015 When I ran this race for the first time the boys wondered why I came in (second to) last place… This year, my third attempt, I was not last or even second to last… One of my favorite 5k’s ! 149 134 Melanie […]

Race #13 of 2014 (My 51st Finish Line): The Citizens Bank Pell Bridge Run, Newport, RI

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#13: 10/26/14 – Pell Bridge Run, 4.2 Miles, Bib #: 888, Time: 41:08, Age Group Place: 105/246 | NON-STOP PR for this Run !  This was my 4th year running the bridge.  This is one of the runs that scared the crap out of me the first time. Early packet pickup, getting everything ready the night before, showing up […]

Half Marathon. One Long Post. Finish Lines April to July. Run 2014. Race Recaps.

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I did it.  13.1 on my fitness resume. To go along with that one long run, here’s the beginning of one long post…. On second thought, maybe I should make a blog post for each?!   Race #2 of 2014 (My 40th Finish Line): 04/05/2014 F.I.T. Mud Run Challenge, North Attleboro, MA –  1:13:05 / 20:53/M […]

Race #7 of 2014 (My 46th Finish Line): 13.1 – Jamestown Half Marathon, Jamestown, MA

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#7 : 07/12/14 Jamestown Half Marathon, Jamestown, MA – 2:40:14 / Pace 12:14 I wanted to run a half marathon in 2014. It’s the next logical step, am I right?   5k, 10k, 10 mile … In January I had a plan in my head.  April = 10 miler; Summer = Sprint Tri; Fall = […]