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North Carolina Weekend Adventures

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Hello, my friends! As you know, Matt and I were in North Carolina this weekend for my grad school friend Jill’s wedding. It was so great to be back – it still feels like home there. If you’re new to the blog, I graduated with my Masters of Public Health in Nutrition from UNC Chapel Hill in December. Matt and I lived in the area for 2 years Continue Reading …

Hiking Great Falls Park & Biking to Mt. Vernon!

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Hello and happy Tuesday! Besides running the ROC Race, I had a really fun and active weekend. It was so nice to be in DC for once and not traveling! On Saturday afternoon, it was beautiful out, and Matt and I had plans to go hiking in Great Falls Park with my college BFF Turner & her husband, Will. Turner has been in DC for the past year Continue Reading …

Cabot Adventures in Maine

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As you know, I was in Maine over the weekend with Cabot and some fellow bloggers as part of their Cabot Fit Team! In addition to having the opportunity to run the Beach to Beacon 10k, we also enjoyed getting to know some of the faces behind Cabot – both their employees and some of their farmers (and cows)! Cabot is a cooperative made up of Continue Reading …

Half Marathon Thursday + Outdoor Adventures

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Hello from the air on the way to Los Angeles for the CrossFit Games, which I’ll be attending as media on behalf of Reebok! I’m so excited – I’ll be back on Monday to share a recap, but until then, you can see some of the highlights on my Instagram (so obsessed lately!), Twitter, and Facebook pages! So, you know what’s awesome about Continue Reading …

Italy Highlight: Florence by Foot

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Welcome to my very last Italy adventures recap from our travels there last month! If you missed any of the previous recaps, check them out first: Hiking Cinque Terre (aka the most beautiful place on earth) Small Town Italy: Pisa, Lucca, Sienna & Orvieto Italy Highlight: Rome Italy Highlight: The Food! (the comments section has a great Continue Reading …

A Weekend of Workouts on the National Mall

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Hello my friends! First things first – keep those awkward running photos coming for the Brooks contest! I’m getting so many good ones that I need another day to decide, so you get another day to enter! I’ll share the winner tomorrow, along with all the other photos I’ve received. Check back tomorrow for a good laugh. :) I’ve gotten some Continue Reading …

A Wet & Muddy XTERRA Trail Race + Richmond Adventures!

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Good morning, my friends! I hope you all had fun and active weekends. I spent mine in Richmond with my friend Ashley! Those of you who have been reading for awhile will remember Ashley as my original running buddy – we trained for my first 10 miler, my first half marathon, and lots of shorter races together, too. She’s down in Richmond Continue Reading …

Italy Highlight: The Food

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Before I share sightseeing highlights from our adventures in Rome, Cinque Terre, and Florence, I first wanted to share some photos of the food! As you guys know, Italy is famous for food, and our trip’s eats definitely lived up to the hype. Florence won out for best food and restaurants, but there were gems everywhere we went. Here are some of Continue Reading …