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My Florida Favorite Races with MB

My Florida favorite races will be no SURPRISE to you!  For those who do not know me well, I was actually born in Indiana.  Yup, good ole midwestern girl at heart.  I was in the 5th grade when I moved to the sunshine state.  I went to the University of Florida.  It took me 10 […]


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Day 2- Gasparilla Lime Cactus Challenge Recap

Before we jump into Day 2, click here if you missed the recap of Day 1.  Ok,  are we all caught up now?  I  am moving on!  Gasparilla 8K is Day 2 of the Lime Cactus challenge.  The race had 4608 runners and was held at 9:15 am on Sunday.  This is a much later […]


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Gasparilla Lime Cactus Challenge Race Recap- Day 1

Gasparilla Lime Cactus challenge was a big one for me.  This challenge included back to back runs and I have never run more than 2 5K’s back to back.  I have always been a huge fan of the Gasparilla run.  If the idea of pirates, February in Florida, live music, and huge expo with 32,000 […]


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Weekly Wrap – Gasparilla Run Week

Hello!  This was a very active Gasparilla run week for me as I was preparing for two big events.  This was also my first full week home on my FMLA sick time.  If you stopped by the February runfessions, I runfessed that I have not done much around the house this past week but I sure […]


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February in Florida- what to runfess?

Yes, it is February in Florida, so what could I possibly have to runfess?  It is the last Friday of the month and the runfessional is open!  I hate to be left behind so thanks for stopping by!  This is my first full week home on my FMLA sick leave and I will share, it […]


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Run like a Pirate- Gasparilla 2016

Gasparilla Distance Classic is held every year in February (the same weekend as Princess) and is one of my favorite events!  First off, it is Gasparilla, pirates and fun!  The run is sponsored by Publix and its main goal is to raise funds for the youth charities in the Tampa Bay area.  With 30,000 runners […]


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