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Army Ten Miler 2012 Race Recap!

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Good morning and happy Monday! I had a great weekend – the highlight of which was running the Army Ten Miler on Sunday morning with blogger buddies Tina and Theodora! The Army Ten Miler will always have a special place in my heart not only because my family is military, but also because it was my very first long race ever! I first ran it Continue Reading …

Clarendon Day 10k Race Recap!

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Good morning! I had such a fun weekend — on Friday, Matt took me out to a nice dinner for my birthday and we had a low key, relaxing night at home. On Saturday morning, we ran the Clarendon Day 10k, followed by my bachelorette wine tour and after party bday BBQ! It was such a blast. I’ll share more details about Saturday afternoon tomorrow — Continue Reading …

Clarendon Day 10k Race Recap!

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Good morning! I had such a fun weekend — on Friday, Matt took me out to a nice dinner for my birthday and we had a low key, relaxing night at home. On Saturday morning, we ran the Clarendon Day 10k, followed by my bachelorette wine tour and after party bday BBQ! It was such a blast. I’ll share more details about Saturday afternoon tomorrow — Continue Reading …

Matt’s Tough Mudder Race Recap!

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Hey hey! I thought it would be fun to share some thoughts and a recap from Matt (my fiancé) since he just completed the 11+ mile Tough Mudder race on Saturday! If you haven’t heard of it before, the Tough Mudder is basically the big daddy of all mud/obstacle races — they range from 10 to 12 miles and in addition to running they Continue Reading …

RTB Relay Leg 3: Reaching the Beach!

Miss legs 1 and 2 of my Reach the Beach Relay recaps? Read those first: Reach the Beach Relay: Leg 1 RTB Relay Leg 2: The Banana Diaries And now, for part 3! Wherein we actually reach the beach. :) Photo credit: Jack at pixelwiremedia.com / rtbrelay.com When I last left off, my van had just finished its second leg and was Continue Reading …

Primal Mud Run Race Recap

Yesterday, Matt and I ran the Primal Mud Run in nearby Selma, NC. 4.75 miles through the mud! Obviously the perfect way to spend one of our last days in NC. I love this picture — and yes, that’s barbed wire he’s crawling under Man, I love mud runs. They’re such a ridiculous blast (and an awesome workout, too — my arms/back/shoulders Continue Reading …

Tarheel 10 Miler Race Recap

As you all know, yesterday morning I ran the Tarheel 10 Miler! And man, I’m just going to propose it be changed to the “TarHILL 10 Miler” (I know, I’m hilarious), because good lord was it hard. I didn’t set a new PR, but that’s totally fine with me — I ended up deciding the morning of the race to run for fun instead of time. I Continue Reading …

Tobacco Road Half Marathon Race Recap

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I did it!!! I officially have a new half marathon PR (personal record): 1:49:37! And I couldn’t be more proud. I worked SO hard for that sub-1:50 time! As I mentioned, 3 of my grad school friends were also running the race — two of us doing the half and two the full. Both races started at 7 a.m., so we arrived bright and early Continue Reading …