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Two Races. Two States. Two Days.

I've been so crazy busy at work this week and just plain tired at night that I haven't had time to write anything about my Back2Back Challenge.  So here goes...... 

One of my goals for 2016 was to complete the Back2Back Challenge this month.  That's two half marathons in the same weekend and in different states.  You could also do two marathons if you wanted to.  Two of my running friends did the full on Saturday and the half on Sunday.  My hat goes off to them! Kim & Philip are BEAST! As for me, my goal was to do the half marathon for both races.  I was a little nervous about this before the race.  I've never ran to long distance races within the same weekend so I wondered how I would feel.  

The first race was in Jackson, Ms.  It's called the Blues.  I'm not sure of the exact reason they named it the blues... maybe it's due to the HILLS.  Yes, HILLS! and lots of them.  Maybe people get the blues when running them.  :<>)  It's a tough course an…