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2014 ASICS LA Marathon Race Recap

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Well, my friends, I did it: I officially conquered my second full marathon, the ASICS LA Marathon on Sunday morning! It was HOT out there but I gave it my all and had a great time enjoying the scenery and the crowds. :) Continue Reading …

ASICS LA Marathon Weekend Adventures, Part 1

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Hello from the plane on the way back to DC from Los Angeles! What a fun whirlwind of a weekend it was – I can’t believe how quickly it flew by, and that I have officially completed my second full marathon! I’ll post a full recap of the marathon shortly, but for now, I wanted to share some of the other fun that my fellow bloggers and I got Continue Reading …

LA Marathon or Bust + This Week’s Workouts

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Hello from the plane on the way to sunny Los Angeles, where I’ll be running my second full marathon on Sunday morning! I’ll be sharing updates over on my Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook pages, so follow me over there if you’d like to see how I do before I post! The LA Marathon is also offering runner tracking – click here if you’re Continue Reading …

Recent Eating Adventures & From the Farmer

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Hello, hello! In eating news, we’re been having some tasty meals lately - many of which have been inspired by the cool new From the Farmer DC service (read below for my full review)! On Sunday night after getting back from skiing, Matt and I were in the mood for something new and different and decided to browse through some of my cookbooks and Continue Reading …

Gearing up for the LA Marathon + ASICS Giveaway!

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Guys, I can’t believe that my second full marathon – the ASICS LA Marathon – is in only a few short days! It seems like just yesterday I was prepping for my first full (the Richmond Marathon last fall). Crazy. I’m not sure it’s really hit me yet that I’m running another marathon this coming weekend – it still seems very abstract and Continue Reading …

Monday Night Cooking Challenge, week 2

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Hello my friends! Remember how I said Matt and I were starting a Monday night cooking challenge for ourselves? Well, we’re on week 2 now and so far, so good! Here’s the deal, if you missed it: make a new-to-us and at least healthy-ish dinner every Monday night. We’ll alternate weeks, and whoever is in charge will find the recipe, get the Continue Reading …

Weekend Ski Trip at Whitetail

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Hello from DC’s winter wonderland! Seriously – will spring ever get here?! It’s unclear at this point… I’m happy that my marathon is in Los Angeles this coming weekend, and not DC, that’s for sure! It’s snowing like crazy out there and isn’t supposed to stop until late afternoon. Continue Reading …

How To Eat For Running: Top 5 Nutrition Mistakes Made By Runners

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Earlier this week, I shared that I spoke at an event at the Endurance Athlete Center (where I work at the sports dietitian) about how to eat for running and the top 5 nutrition related mistakes I often see made by runners. Many of you asked to hear more about this, so here you are! As an athlete myself, I know that a great training plan is only Continue Reading …