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Back in DC: Soggy Track Workout

Good morning from a very rainy DC! I was up early this morning for a soggy track workout. My track buddies are all hardcore and always show up in the rain, which is good motivation for me to do so, too. :) This morning the coach had us do three 1200’s (3 laps around the track) at a fast clip, with a couple minute break in between each. I Continue Reading …

Running Happy in Seattle Adventures

Hi friends! I’m glad many of you enjoyed my Mount Rainier National Park hiking adventure recap yesterday! I still can’t get over those views. :) Take me baaaack!!! Also, take me back to that weather! I got back to DC late last night and wow, it’s super disgusting and humid here. Womp, womp. I’m glad my hard run training is over for the meantime – Continue Reading …

Ready to Rock n Roll Seattle!

Good morning from the other Washington – the state! I’m out west this weekend to run my 14th half marathon (!!), the Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon (<—my recap from last year), with the Brooks running crew and my fellow Brooks Run Happy Blogger Ambassadors. I can’t wait! A huge thank you to the Brooks team for making this trip possible for Continue Reading …

Cherry Blossom Running Finale + An Interview with Brooks Elite Marathoner Desiree Linden

Hello and happy Friday! It’s another beautiful one here in DC, as was yesterday, when I took advantage with one last early morning run through those gorgeous cherry blossoms. :) I can’t get enough! My college friend Kathleen and I met up down by the Smithsonian metro and then ran over to the tidal basin from there. The blossoms are officially Continue Reading …

Urban Athletic Club Coupon Code + Weekend Food Adventures

Morning, my friends! I was at the airport bright and early this morning – I’m off on a press trip for the week. You’ll be able to see what I’m up to soon on Instagram/Twitter, but for now, some hints: I’m packing my passport, but not my swimsuit this time. ;) As for this weekend, it was a really busy one! On Saturday morning, Matt and I hit up Continue Reading …

Rock ‘n’ Roll DC 2015 Half Marathon Race Recap

Hi friends! As you know, I ran the Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Half Marathon over the weekend with my college friends Kathleen and Sarah! Despite the cold, rainy day, we had a blast. This was our second year in a row running this race together. :) Love these ladies! My training wasn’t exactly stellar for this race – constant snow and ice derailed a lot of Continue Reading …

Brooks Stocking Stuffer Giveaway!

The weather here has been so weird lately – one day it’s balmy, the next it’s frigid. What the heck, mother nature? Last Thursday morning was one of those frigid days. Thankfully, I had some cozy accessories (which you’ll have a chance to win at the end of this post!) from my friends at Brooks to keep me warm! Continue Reading …

Active Travel Tips + A Brooks Giveaway!

Hello, hello! Matt and I are continuing to enjoy our vacation here in the Outer Banks, NC with family. Wednesday’s storms cut the heat and humidity quite a bit so yesterday, we kicked off the day with a morning run! We ended up having a great run – after a few days of yoga and shorter workouts I was feeling ready for a good, solid jaunt. We Continue Reading …