Running Against Child Abuse: Racing in the Park
Apr17

Running Against Child Abuse: Racing in the Park

There are a few races that I hope to run in with my daughter every year. The Stop Child Abuse Blue Ribbon 5k benefiting Suncoast Center is one of them. This was my 4th year running this race and technically A’s 3rd (I was about 34 weeks pregnant with her during her “fir read...

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What Do You Think of the New StSS Design?
Apr03

What Do You Think of the New StSS Design?

It’s here! The Sporting the Small Stuff website has been redesigned to a more current look with added functionality. I hope you like it. I’m still working on improvements, so I would love your feedback. And, if you run into anything quirky, please tell me! A read...

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The New and Improved StSS is Coming Soon
Mar19

The New and Improved StSS is Coming Soon

Background The Sporting the Small Stuff (StSS) blog was born out of our wedding website. In October of 2010, we got married in Brazil and maintained a website so everyone back home could stay updated on our wedding. After the honeymoon, I started blogging on the site and it eventually seemed appropriate to move the blog over to its own location. Thus, SportingTheSmallStuff.com was born. The Original StSS Throughout the past few years,...

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My Push Present – Adventures of a Lifetime
Mar02

My Push Present – Adventures of a Lifetime

I did a terrible job blogging throughout my pregnancy and I am in the process of resurrecting the Sporting the Small Stuff blog so, in the meantime, I offer this video for your viewing pleasure – Eric’s creative and incredibly thoughtful “push present”....

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Women’s Half Marathon (While Pregnant) Race Recap
Nov25

Women’s Half Marathon (While Pregnant) Race Recap

Fourth half marathon this year, second while pregnant (although I didn’t know the first time), three bathroom breaks. Pre-Race Training for this half marathon was rough. I have been absolutely exhausted throughout my first trimester, so running after work was out of the question and running early in the morning was hit or miss. I have consistently run 1-2 minutes per mile slower during training and occasionally walked in the middle of...

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Madeira Beach Triathlon Recap
Jun04

Madeira Beach Triathlon Recap

It’s not a bad idea to train for a triathlon before participating in one. Even if it’s a sprint triathlon and even if you’re in decent shape. Just a little training – nothing crazy. Maybe hop on a bike and go swimming a few times before the race. A bare minimum would be something like my training for the Siesta Key Tri in October 2012. I’ve done some running lately, but not as much as usual, and I...

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