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Race Recap: Virginia Wine Country Half Marathon

Sorry for the delay in posting my recap, but late is better than never.

This was the fourth year for the Virginia Wine Country Half Marathon, hosted by Destination Races.  461 more words

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awkward and painful things i learned from my first half marathon

1. You may never spot your friend or significant other along the course–so don’t entrust them with the necessary nutrition and gear you’ll need.  The race website said there would be two viewing areas for spectators at miles 6 and 8, but it turns out that police were not letting anyone out of the parking lot.   743 more words

And now for that exciting news...

The exciting news came yesterday, but I was waiting until they put up the their Facebook page.  After the Virginia Wine Country Half Marathon, Destination Races, the sponsor of the race, put up a contest on Pinterest for race participants to put up 5 pictures on their Pinterest page and to register for the contest.  236 more words


Virginia Wine Country Half Marathon

Another year completed of the Virginia Wine Half Marathon! This race is such a beautiful and peaceful course. Which can at times trick you into thinking you’re bored, but it’s just the calm and relaxed pace of the scenery :) With a mix of rolling hills, paved country roads, and gravel paths, the course is challenging. 85 more words


review: the 2014 virginia wine country half marathon

I couldn’t have picked a better first half marathon.  The weather was ideal: sunny and clear, 65 degrees at 7:00 a.m., not a cloud in the sky.   1,095 more words

three. more. days. | training for a (first!) half marathon

When there’s no more gas in the tank, seasoned marathoners say that repeating a mantra while running can keep you motivated.  Phrases like “One step at a time,” “Just keep going,” and “Dig deep, breathe deep” have helped numerous runners cross the finish line, but I’ve developed a mantra of my own: 461 more words