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25 Push-Ups for 31 Days: Conquering the July Challenge

CHALLENGE! 25 Push-Up in 31 Days!

My wife, Lauren, recently took part in the Joyful Miles Running Club Monthly Challenge. For the month of July, we challenged our followers to attempt at least 2 miles and/or 25 push-ups each day. She documented her daily progress, and the video can be seen here. She also kept a running diary of what she [...]

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My Happy Planner for 2018 Dopey Challenge Training!

My Happy Planner for Dopey Challenge Training!

Hello, my name is Laura and I’m a plan-o-holic! Seriously. We’re talking M.A.J.O.R. plan-oholic! I’ve been using planners for … oh, at least twenty years. I’m talking Franklin Covey, Day Timer, Day Runner, cheap ones from the Target Dollar Spot, and Filofax. Some have been very good, but none have truly met my needs. Enter [...]

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Our runDisney Dopey Challenge Training Experience

Our 2016 Dopey Challenge Training Experience

If you happened to watch my recent video about my absolute favorite race experiences, then you already know that the 2016 WDW Marathon Weekend Dopey Challenge tops the list. Hands down. It was by far the hardest race I’ve ever trained for … as well as the most rewarding. Part of what that weekend so [...]

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Jackey’s Top 10 Running Playlist Songs

Jackey's Top 10 Running Playlist Songs

Happy Friday, everyone! I’ve been on vacation all week, spending lots of time running, cycling, and lazing around with my family. Since I have another week to go, I’m buckling down this morning, however, and getting caught up with some work. One thing on my list is to share a video Jackey had posted earlier [...]

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My Favorite Non-Running Activities

My Favorite Non-Running Activities

Of my many mistakes during 2016 Dopey Challenge training, (Lord, I’ve made a’plenty,) my biggest was not doing enough cross training. I felt the effects of this after coming home and barely being able to finish an Insanity workout despite being trained enough to run 48.6 miles. Back then, I followed the Hal Higdon Dopey [...]

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Orangetheory Review and Studio Tour

Orangetheory Fitness Review and Studio Tour

Happy Wednesday, everyone! There’s been a lot of interest in Jackey’s Orangetheory Fitness training experience, something she’s been doing for seven months now with great results. She already wrote about her first Orangetheory Fitness First Month results back in January, but last week, she followed this up with an updated review and studio tour over [...]

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