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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 …

ZOOMA Annapolis Half Marathon Race Recap

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Well, my friends, it’s official! Half marathon #7, the ZOOMA Annapolis half marathon, is in the books. Done and done! It was hot, hilly, and a little disorganized, but the scenery was gorgeous and I took it easy and had a lot of fun with it. :) After doing so many races, I’ve realized how much of a race (and life, to be honest) is your Continue Reading …

Nike Women’s Half Marathon in DC 2013 Recap

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Well, my friends – I am excited to share that if you didn’t already see yesterday via Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook… I have a new half marathon PR (personal record)! My college BFF Turner and I crossed the finish line together at 1:43:44 for an average pace of 7:54 minute/miles, smashing my PR from the Rock ‘n’ Roll USA half Continue Reading …

Cherry Blossom 10 Miler Race Recap

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What an AWESOME race yesterday! I took a whopping TEN minutes off my time from the same race 3 years ago. So proud of how far I’ve come! Continue Reading …

Crystal City 5k Fridays

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Just popping in quickly to share some photos from last night’s 5k! A group of friends and I all ran the first 5k in the Crystal City 5k Fridays series that runs every Friday this April (and again later in the summer, too)! Continue Reading …

Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Half Marathon Recap!

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I’m very excited to announce that I officially have a new half marathon PR (personal record): 1:48:01!! Thank you all for the good luck wishes – as always, knowing that you guys believed in me helped me to better believe in myself. And we all know running is just as much a mental game as it is a physical one! Continue Reading …

EX2 Adventures Backyard Burn Trail Race + Hiking!

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I had such a wonderful day yesterday – all of it was spent on trails! We had GORGEOUS weather this weekend here in DC – I’m hoping that spring has sprung because winter? I’m totally over you. Sorry. My Sunday began bright and early (actually… dark and super early thanks to Spring Forward) with a trail race! Continue Reading …

Alexandria 5 Mile Turkey Trot Race Recap

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Hello and happy Thanksgiving! Who else hit up a Turkey Trot this morning? Matt, my brother Steve, and I all ran the Alexandria 5 Mile Turkey Trot – an old favorite of mine! I first ran this race way back in 2006; at the time, I was just starting to get into running and I remember 5 miles being a REALLY big deal. I think this race was Continue Reading …