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About runnerskickassphalt

I am a normal girl who happens to be a mom, wife, marathon runner, and CrossFit coach. I am constantly looking for my next adventure with my kids, clients and family.

On the Move for Two

“If what you did yesterday still looks big to you, you haven’t done much today.” – Wid Matthews, Chicago Cubs Last year was full of accomplishments, I never thought possible.  In December 2009 we welcomed our first born, a perfect … Continue reading

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Do it!

“Tough times don’t last but tough people do.”  –  A.C. Green Over the past 6 years I have ran many marathons and countless road races.  I have continued to PR but for some reason it’s not as satisfying as it once … Continue reading

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Starting Young

“Live free, live happy!” As a child I grew up on a beautiful horse farm in the middle of Oldham County Kentucky.  I spent hours outside running, fishing, taking mini adventures through the woods, biking, playing in the creek, making … Continue reading

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Oh, The Places You’ll Go (RUN or at least TRI)

“Congratulations!  Today is your day!  You’re off to great places!  You’re off and away!” – Dr. Seuss As of late the only book my 16 month old wants to read is Oh, the Places You’ll Go.  No matter where my … Continue reading

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Run to, throo, and home from the Zoo

I saw an amazing image this morning during a local 5K race.  I watched as a father and son finished a 5K as a team.  The duo worked together to complete the hilly goal.  The young boy (who appeared to … Continue reading

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Oh, The Hustle and Bustle of Life

Similar to most mornings, I found myself running around our home gathering my things for work (bag – check, lunch – check, snacks – check, water – check, keys – check, and most importantly coffee- check).  Within 5 minutes I … Continue reading

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The Will To Keep Going

We told our guys to hold on for 30 minutes of agony for 12 months of glory. Coach John McDonnell, after Arkansas won the 1993 Ncaa Cross Country title Since the completion of the Boston and Derby Marathon I have … Continue reading

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