Author Archives: Maddie Fager

Richmond Marathon Recap!!

Warning…. this will probably be long. I’ll go ahead and spoil it for you: I finished my first marathon in 3:59:57!!! I honestly didn’t think breaking 4 hours was a possibility going into this race, but now I’ll give you … Continue reading

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Hello there.

Hi guys. I’ve been a VERY bad blogger lately, I know that. I’ve been trying to keep up with reading everyday, but I’ll admit that has slipped too. We got so busy after the wedding and I was so up … Continue reading

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The Late Weekly Recap and the Run I Needed

I always intend to post my weekly recaps on Monday morning, but then your photographer sends your wedding pictures late Sunday night and you get distracted and then you stay up way too late watching football because you may or … Continue reading

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Yet another injury update: the good and the bad

Good news. I’m running again! Not full on training, but definitely running. I got in a 6 mile run over the weekend and 3, 4 and 5 milers last week. I got in another 5.5 miles on Monday and took … Continue reading

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The Best Day Ever

I really don’t know if it’s going to be possible to express all of my emotions in this post, because the past 10 days have been the absolute best 10 days of my whole life. Except for yesterday when I … Continue reading

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My Final Weekend Recap as a Single Lady

I’m going into my 4th week of dealing with this super annoying IT band injury, but I’ve definitely seen some progress in the past 10 days or so. I managed 6 miles of running this week (on 5 different days) … Continue reading

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A Little Optimism and a Good Sign

I’ve felt like I really have had close to nothing to talk about the past 18 days since I haven’t been running. I haven’t felt motivated to write anything and I’ve been so frustrated that I’ve kept myself away from … Continue reading

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Running Names!

Dixie and I are very slowly easing back into running. Poor thing hasn’t had a good long run in over two weeks. Good news is that I’m HOPEFUL that next week will be the week I can really return to … Continue reading

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IT band update and non-running things that are keeping me happy

THANK YOU once again for all of your great advice and injury stories. You guys make me feel so much better and what is so amazing to me is not only how many runners deal with this injury but how … Continue reading

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Injury Update and 26 DAYS!!

Thank you SOOOOOO much for all of your comments on my last post. Hearing about your experiences with this injury and all of your advice has been so incredibly helpful. Luckily one of my good friends in a physical therapist, … Continue reading

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