Author Archives: Maddie Fager

Bluebuds X Giveaway Winner, Baby Party and Go Karts!

Thanks to everyone who entered my giveaway to win a pair of Jaybird Bluebuds X Wireless headphones! There were over 160 entries and the winner is…… Ruth C Congrats! I hope you love them as much as I do. Now, … Continue reading

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You’ll never believe what I’ve been doing & lessons from Dixie

I’ve been trying out this crazy new thing this week… morning runs. After getting a little bit overwhelmed last week and not finding enough time to get all of my miles in, I knew I had to sacrifice a little … Continue reading

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Jaybird Bluebuds X Bluetooth Headphones GIVEAWAY!

I consider myself a pretty simple runner. I don’t spend excessive amounts of money on running clothes (except my shoes, of course) and I didn’t even own a GPS watch until about 2 months ago. HOWEVER, I think I have … Continue reading

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Weekend Recap!

Ahhhhh Monday again. Why are the weekends flying by so fast? We have been super busy lately, so that might have something to do with it. Friday Big news… my parents got a PUPPY!! They have been searching for the … Continue reading

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Stop trying to do too much

Wow, this has been a busy week. I really don’t even know where it went. I spent Monday recovering from my bachelorette party, which was my FIFTH day in a row not running. I was kind of freaking out just … Continue reading

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Fall Marathon Goal and Why I’m Not Worried About It

Well, training has officially started and I’m working on SLOWING DOWN. On my recovery runs that is. Everything I’ve read about training for a marathon gives this advice – keep your recovery runs very slow so that you can successfully … Continue reading

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Weekend Happenings and Richmond Marathon Training Week 1

Technically my 18 week training program for the Richmond marathon should start today, but I’m leaving for my bachelorette weekend in Savannah on Thursday and I’m not going to be doing much running while I’m there. That being said, I … Continue reading

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Lavender Margs, Lettuce Wraps, and Hot Chocolate

Interesting title, right? Read on… Wednesday was a rest day and I met up with two of my best girlfriends for some delicious food and this heavenly lavender margarita at The Porch in Winston-Salem. Yes, I said lavender margarita. It … Continue reading

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Sucking it Up – Track Tuesday

I’ve made the decision that the heat is here to stay, so instead of complaining about it every day, I’m just going to suck it up and cope with it. I saw an instagram post yesterday afternoon with this caption: … Continue reading

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A Surprisingly Fast 6 Miles and Two Serious Questions

Nature has really been nice to me on my past few runs. There have been a lot of afternoon storms lately that cool everything down just in time for my run. As I was leaving work on Monday it was … Continue reading

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