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Active Travel Tips + A Brooks Giveaway!

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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 …

Touring Brooks Headquarters & The Brooks PR Invitational

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Hi from the plane on the way back to DC from Seattle! I’ll be back tomorrow morning to share a big touristy highlights post from Seattle (e.g. restaurant & sightseeing recommendations), but for now I wanted to pop in quickly and share a recap of two of the cool Brooks-related activities we got into this weekend. The first big highlight from Continue Reading …

A Blue Skies 14 Miler

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Hello, hello! Before I get into the recap of this past weekend’s long run, I wanted to say a quick thank you to all of you to participated in the Winter Shape Up! The 4 week challenge ended on Sunday and my WSU co-host Gina and I have loved seeing all your updates and successes (and helping you with challenges, too!) over the past month. It Continue Reading …

Brooks Shoes & Winter Accessories Giveaway!

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Good morning and happy Friday the 13th! Spooooookyyyy. I started my day off the best way I know how: with a friend running date. :) My friend Karen and I have done a lot of runs down on the mall together lately, so today we decided to mix it up. I met her up in her hood, Cleveland Park, in northwest DC. (Turner, we missed you!) Continue Reading …

A Sunrise 7 Miler

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Good morning, my friends! I hope you’re all settling back into the workweek after the nice long holiday weekend! I decided the best way to get myself back on a work schedule quickly was to drag myself out of bed for an early run yesterday morning. This view was worth it, don’t you think? Continue Reading …

32 Hours in NYC

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On Tuesday, I had the pleasure of spending the day in NYC with Brooks and my fellow Run Happy blogger ambassadors. How does your day start when traveling with a running brand? With a run, of course. :) A big group of Brooks staff, a couple ladies from their PR team, and the bloggers and I all met in the hotel lobby that morning, ready to go. Continue Reading …

For Everyone Who Says They Can’t.

Hello, friends! It’s time for a little inspiration on this rainy Wednesday. As part of my Brooks Run Happy Ambassadorship this year, I was given the opportunity to interview one of their Brooks I.D. members. “I.D.", in this case, stands for “Inspire Daily.” The group is made up of over 2,000 members who are active in their running Continue Reading …

Share Awkward Running Photos, Win Brooks Running Gear!

Hello and happy Friday! First things first – I’m excited to announce that I updated my AnneTheRD nutrition counseling service offerings earlier this week! I’m moving to a package-based model that I hope will be more comprehensive and helpful for future clients; I also made follow up sessions shorter but more frequent, based on feedback. If Continue Reading …