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About rifflewader

I'm running 13 5Ks in 2013 to raise money and awareness of Alzheimer's.

LockLaces Giveaway!

Check out my Locklaces give away on my new blog!  Also, I get to interview today with the Eastern North Carolina Chapter of Alzheimer’s Association.  Check it all out here… Advertisements

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Huge announcement!

Huge Announcement! There are a lot of things in the works that will increase the level of Alzheimer’s awareness here at The Wannabe Runner.  I have a meeting with the Eastern North Carolina Chapter of Alzheimer’s Association next Wednesday.  I’ll be talking … Continue reading

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LockLaces review

I ran this past weekend in the ShamRock&Roll 5K in Whispering Pines, NC.    It was really nice running weather, cloud coverage and mid 50s. 530+ runners in the 5K lined up at the start line and the gun went off at 9:15am. … Continue reading

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Race Week!

My next race is this Saturday in Whispering Pines, NC. The ShamRock&Roll 5K/10K is in its 5th year. I chose this race as part of my 13IN2013 races for a couple reasons. First, I think the proceeds were going to a great cause. They … Continue reading

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We have a winner!!

Thanks so much to all that entered my 1st ever Giveaway. I had over 40 entries to the Yaktrax Pros. Heather Rae McKay won the Med. Yaktrax Pros.  Thanks Heather for entering. Theyll get a lot of use up there … Continue reading

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My 1st Ever Giveaway!

I’m excited to do this giveaway. I have been trying to find ways to get the word out that I’m running to raise the awareness of Alzheimer’s. After reading a million several blogs about increasing traffic, they all say to … Continue reading

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I’m Humbled

I have been meeting all kinds of people since starting this goal who are running for Alzheimer’s Awareness. There’s a gentleman (Jack Fussell) @acrosstheland in Georgia. He and his running “partner” Wilson are running to California, yes, you read that right-he’s … Continue reading

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A Cold, Wet, Rainy 5K

  Saturday morning was not the type of morning I signed up for when I made this goal of running 13 5Ks in 2013. It was cold (35 degrees) and wet. (I think I saw ducks swimming in the road). I … Continue reading

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Saturday’s forecast

I’m pretty sure I’ll be running my third 5K of #13N2013 in the rain. I’ve never ran in the rain before. Maybe a little sprinkle toward the last mile or so, but never a whole run. Christine Luff writes a great article about running … Continue reading

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Five days to race #3 of 13N2013!

I’m excited! I’m really getting into running 13 races in 2013. When I made this my goal for this year I had no idea how many folks out there were running 13 of anything. The folks I’ve “met” write many … Continue reading

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