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Pittsburgh Half Marathon 2014 Race Recap

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Well, my friends, another half marathon – #10! – is in the books for me, and Matt has officially become a half marathoner! On Sunday morning, we ran the Pittsburgh Half Marathon with my brother Steve and a bunch of friends. Until recently, I didn’t think Matt would ever be interested in doing a half marathon – he’s a speedy runner Continue Reading …

Rock ‘n’ Roll USA 2014 Half Marathon Race Recap

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On Saturday, I ran the Rock ‘n’ Roll USA half marathon – less than a week after completing my second full marathon, the LA Marathon, on the previous Sunday. And apparently I’m insane, because I actually had fun doing it. :) I did this race last year, too, and just love it too much to miss out! I was up bright and early on Saturday Continue Reading …

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 …

Jingle All the Way 8k Race Recap

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Yesterday morning, I ran the Jingle All the Way 8k! It’s an annual race put on by local running store Pacers, and I broke out my festive finest for the occasion, obviously. This race will go down in the books as the time I set a new PR while wearing a Santa hat. ;) Continue Reading …

Richmond Marathon Race Recap!

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Wow. I’m a marathoner. I still can’t really believe it! On Saturday morning in Richmond, I woke up at 5 a.m., feeling rested but nervous, tossing and turning until 6 when my alarm went off. I had all my race essentials in my suitcase in a plastic bag all together so I wouldn’t forget anything, and quickly got organized and suited up. Continue Reading …

Tough Mudder Mid-Atlantic Fall 2013

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We did it! My friends and I are officially Tough Mudders. And most importantly: we all finished smiling and without any injuries. Happy day. :) And now, for a recap! A big thank you to the media team at Tough Mudder for providing me and Matt with free bibs in exchange for sharing our experience here on the blog! In case you’re wondering, I got Continue Reading …

Parks Half Marathon Race Recap

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On Sunday morning, I ran my 8th half marathon: the Parks Half Marathon in Maryland! (I totally wrote on Instagram after the race that it was my 9th, but I just looked at my race recaps page to confirm that and apparently I can’t count because it’s really 8! Oops!) I wore my “I’m fANNEtastic” shirt for the occasion. Yes, I realize Continue Reading …

National Press Club “Beat the Deadline” 5k

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This weekend, I ran not one but two races! First up: the National Press Club “Beat the Deadline” 5k on Saturday morning. As you guys know, I had the fun opportunity to run the race as part of “Team Chevy” (click the link to read profiles of the bloggers involved), as Chevy was one of the main sponsors of the race this year. Even though Continue Reading …