Taper Time!

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I’ve been pretty excited to start tapering ever since long runs exceeded 15 miles. On long runs when I hit thirteen miles I think to myself, “I feel great, I could do this every week!”. Without fail, once I hit fifteen miles I’m miserable and it is a numbers game. (more…)

Rock’n Around the Pier 1/2 Marathon

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This is my third time doing the Brian Waterbury Memorial Run, which offers a 1/2 marathon and 6 mile fun run. The vibe of any even starts with packet pickup and this one starts off on the right foot. Packet pickup runs very smoothly and has extremely friendly staff, including the race director. (more…)

Battle of the Nations 2016

My husband, David Dixon, was the team captain for the USA team competing at Battle of the Nations, the international championships for historical medieval battle. It was held May 5-9th, 2016 in Prague, Czech Republic. David¬†fought on USA1¬†for group battle 5v5 and the team for group battle 21v21. Each team is allowed up to three 5’s teams and one 21’s. All armor and weapons used must be (more…)