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Teton Dam Marathon Review

On the 2nd of June, I woke up at 4am to make a 3 hour drive to eastern Idaho for the Teton Dam Marathon. I did the 5K.

Did I mention I woke up at 4am to make a 3 hour drive. Yeah, not the best idea for legs to be in PR shape. My leggies were stiff and at 1100 more feet of elevation then at home, it was a slow trot for sure. No PR attempt this trot, that's for sure.

I woke up at 4am (my normal wake up time is 8am - 10am depending on the day) so that early is  painful. I had everything all packed and ready the evening before- brekky, post-race clothes, snacks, and a full tank of gas for the long drive. All I had to do was make coffee and head out. I didn't even brush my teeth before I left. Coffee first.

The drive was nice and not a lot of traffic for a Saturday morning. I don't know the last time I have been to Rexburg, but it was easy to find the race start. I thought the race started at 8am, but that was the 10K. The 5K started at 8:30am and I got there to get my bib at …

What community empowers you?

Moving right along here on the #IAmEmpowered bloggie train thanks to all this great writing prompts from FitApproach / Sweatpink. :-)

Today's bloggie prompt is What community empowers you? We love our #sweatpink community, but we also recognize there are so many groups that inspire and encourage! There is strength in numbers. Perhaps you are inspired by your coworkers, Tuesday morning workout crew, mommy-and-me playgroup, or your family (we know that’s true for our cousin co-founders, Alyse and Jamie)! Give them a shout out today and thank them for encouraging you.

This fits right along with the post I did on the 3rd, that I am basically reposting it. 

I am SO motivated by all the Instagram posts that I am always checking in to. #sweatpink is of course a good one. 

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 But I have been most recently checking in on #IRunThisBody tag. 


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Every single one of you empower me to be my best running self. I feel like everyone is strong and amazing, and I know that I can always improve my fitness and running times, but I am just gonna keep on keeping on. :-)

Which community empowers you to be your best self?

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