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Hello friends! First things first — looking for some recipes for 4th of July this week? Check out my post from last year: Healthy 4th of July BBQ Recipes. These strawberries are my favorite. :) Anyway! I had a wonderful weekend and I hope you all did, too! My brother was here in town visiting so I spent most of the weekend kickin’ it with the Continue Reading …

9 Beautiful Miles & My Favorite Brunch

Morning, friends! Matt and I have been having such an awesome weekend here in Chapel Hill. Beautiful weather! We started out our Saturday with a run. I had 9 miles on the docket with Elle for Tarheel 10 Miler training (it’s in 2 weeks)! We hit up the Tobacco Trail (scene of my Tobacco Road Half Marathon PR a couple weeks ago) for our run. Matt Continue Reading …

A Sluggish 10 Mile Training Run

Good morning! How is it Monday again already?! Weekends just go by way too fast around here. Yesterday, before taking my friend Jessica to the airport, we headed out to the Tobacco Trail in Durham for a workout. I had 10 miles on the docket (for my Tobacco Road Half Marathon, Tarheel 10 Miler, and Reach the Beach Relay training!), and Continue Reading …

Simple Baked Oatmeal Recipe

My friend Lauren shared this simple baked oatmeal recipe for breakfast on a girls trip to Georgia; it was so delicious (and easy) I knew I had to share. Simple Baked Oatmeal Recipe Makes ~4 servings This simple, nutritious, and versatile breakfast recipe is perfect for a group brunch or to make ahead so you have a healthy Continue Reading …

Saturday Morning 8 Miler + Brunch

Good morning and happy Sunday! I hope you’re all enjoying your weekends. Mine started off yesterday morning with my first real training run of the year — 8 miles! I’m starting to amp up in preparation for the Tobacco Road Half Marathon in March. Speaking of training — have you seen my new blog feature? I added a list of upcoming races (I Continue Reading …

A Speedy 5 Miler + Brunch

Awesome run yesterday morning with my college BFF Turner! Yes, we’re weird. Turner, Kris, and I headed over to the Tobacco Trail in Durham for a late morning run. Kris set off on her own (she prefers running by herself and wanted to go with a slower pace), and Turner and I started out at what felt like a good clip. The first mile flew by; it Continue Reading …

Going Car Free for the Day

Matt and I took our bikes out to play on Sunday! Being out of town a bunch on weekends lately meant that our bikes have been a little neglected, so when Matt suggested we take them out for a spin on Sunday I was more than happy to oblige! Matt planned out a big loop through some of the country roads near us. It was a GORGEOUS day — 70 and Continue Reading …

11 Miler Success!

Good morning! I’ve had a great weekend so far and I hope you guys have, too. I have two weeks until the Vegas half marathon and yesterday was my last long training run — 11 miles!! It was an AWESOME run — mostly because I was able to convince my friend Genna to run it with me! :) I sent her an email on Thursday entitled “This Weekend” that Continue Reading …