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My first full marathon!
Saturday, October 27, 2012      6 comments

Didn't sleep at all the night before - went to bed at 10:30,and I think I got a little sleep, but not much... kept waking up constantly and seemed like the clock was NOT moving!! I finally got up at 1:30am and took a shower, dried my hair, sat ... Read more
Getting nervous... My first marathon on Saturday!!
Wednesday, October 17, 2012      4 comments

I can't believe its so close!! And I'm starting to get those butterflies in my stomach. My first full marathon. I really am hoping to do it in 4 hours (at most 4:15). I'm a PE teacher and I have about 60 students running in the kids marathon tha... Read more
20 mile run today followed by .6 mile walk!
Thursday, September 20, 2012      5 comments

Couldn't sleep last night and ended up with less than 4 hours of sleep. We're leaving tomorrow for vacation (9 nights) Our first "real" family vacation - farthest we've ever gone before was twice and only 3 hours away and both times only 1-2 nig... Read more
18 mile run today!!
Thursday, September 13, 2012      2 comments

18.16 miles to be exact - not counting the 1.19 mile cool down walk! First 9.08 miles took 1hr 37 minutes, a 10:40 pace - then then 2nd 9.08 miles I ran in 1 hr 26 minutes, a 9:28 pace - average pace of 10:05. Very proud of myself. I've ... Read more
my 16 mile run today...
Thursday, September 06, 2012      5 comments

Had a great run today. The first 8.06 miles I ran at a 10:47 pace and the last 8.06 miles ran at 9:25 pace (I think that is my best pace yet). I will say, I'm SORE!!! I then went on a 1.31 mile walk for my cool down at a 15:16 pace. My tota... Read more
Tomorrow I have a 16 mile training run...
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      3 comments

As my runs get longer (counting tomorrow, I have 3 more long runs before I start my taper for the 3 weeks for my Oct 20th marathon) This will be my longest run I've ever done (last week was also my longest run at 15 miles - which actually was a ... Read more
YA! This made my day :)
Monday, August 27, 2012      8 comments

If you read my last blog, you know that I teach a Health and Nutrition class to 7-8th graders. I also am a PE teacher for 1st-6th graders. Today on facebook, one of the parents of one of my students in my H&N class posted: "C had home... Read more
Whats your favorite healthy recipe (that doesn't take long to make?)
Wednesday, August 22, 2012      1 comments

Yes, I know about the SparkPeople recipes and I use it often (especially to calculate the recipes I make) But I thought I would ask here what your favorite recipes are. Now here's the deal - I need a total of 9 recipes.... all must take le... Read more
Skipped my run today! Body needed REST!!
Saturday, August 18, 2012      1 comments

Training for my first full marathon in 63 days (thats 9 weeks from today) I have done so well with not missing a single run - even running 6 miles when we were on our Omaha vacation (got up extra early and headed to the hotel treadmill before th... Read more
Would love your help: Health and Nutrition for teens!
Friday, August 10, 2012      1 comments

I am a homeschooling mother and a PE teacher at a Homeschool Enrichment Program. I was recently asked if I would take on a class for 6-8th graders on Health and Nutrition. I accepted. I will be teaching this class on Wed's and its only 25 minute... Read more
Renamed blog - Not too low, but
Monday, August 06, 2012      4 comments

As I suspected, I found out today that my body fat is too low. I went to a personal trainer at a local gym to get my body fat measured and I came out as a 14.2% - which falls just below the "extra lean" category (extra lean was 15-19) As a marat... Read more
What do you think? Great idea? Stupid idea? Ok whatever idea?
Saturday, August 04, 2012      6 comments

I was born in Athens, Greece (hence my name, Corina - a Greek name) My dad was in the navy and we moved to the states when I was young, so I don't remember anything other than the pictures. My home is filled with lots of marble that my parents b... Read more
YES!!!!! Check out my 5K results!
Saturday, July 21, 2012      8 comments

So excited about todays 5K. For those that don't read my blogs, I have been training very hard for my first full marathon which will be October 20th... but in the meantime, I signed up for three 5Ks and 1 half marathon this year as well. My HM t... Read more
Love my bib# for tomorrows run!
Friday, July 20, 2012      1 comments

Just got home from picking up our race packets for tomorrows 5K. (our 3rd and final one for this year - I have 5 runs, the three 5K's, the half and then in Oct the full marathon) Love my Bib# - I got #22 - very easy for me to remember, why... Read more
Glow run update
Monday, July 16, 2012      3 comments

We were so excited to do this 5K with our teens (their first time running with us - my husband and I run together) Anyway, it cost $100 for the 4 of us for registration - not to bad, $25/each - it was advertised that the entire course would be l... Read more

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