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What to Do & Where to Eat in Seattle

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Hi friends! I’m back in DC after a wonderful weekend in Seattle with the Brooks Run Happy blogger crew. What an amazing opportunity to spend the weekend exploring that gorgeous city – a big thank you to Brooks for hosting us! I’ll recap the Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon in a separate post, but for now I wanted to share some Continue Reading …

Bienvenido a Miami

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Good morning, my friends! How were your weekends? Mine was a whirlwind – as you know, I was in Miami! I was lucky enough to be invited down to Miami for an adventure with Nokia/Microsoft’s PR team to test out their new Nokia Lumia phone, which we were gifted with last week. (I know, we were extremely spoiled – rough life.) The phone is Continue Reading …

Sunday: Running, Sipping & Snacking

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Sunday morning began the same way Saturday did: with a run! My college friends Kathleen, Turner, Sarah, and I all met up on the Georgetown waterfront for a fun run + brunch adventure. It was a beauuuuuuutiful day for running, although it was rather windy. Continue Reading …

5 Things I’m Loving Lately

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Hello and happy Friday! I’m so glad you guys found my post from yesterday all about trans-fat (what it is, how and why to avoid it) helpful! I loved all your ideas for other nutrition hot topics related posts – I’ll aim to start sharing a nutrition tips post about once per month from now on. Stay tuned! In other news – I thought it would Continue Reading …

The Most Beautiful Running Sunrise Yet & Early Birthday Celebrations

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I hope you guys aren’t tired of seeing photos of my early morning running adventures around D.C. yet, because yesterday morning, my run was interrupted with this absolutely stunning view: It’s so pretty it almost looks fake, right? 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 …

Marathon–Registered! Plus, Outdoor Yoga, Runs & A Dinner Out

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Well, my friends – it’s official!!!! I will be running my first full marathon on November 16 in Richmond, VA. :) I just registered this morning. Eek! Thank you all SO much for the enthusiasm and helpful tips on my “Never Say Never" post – your excitement was contagious. :) Let’s do this – bring it on, marathon!! Regarding Continue Reading …

Workout Buddies FTW

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My #1 tip for staying in shape? Find a workout buddy. Or in my case, find numerous workout buddies. :) The more the merrier, as far as I’m concerned! Over the years I’ve accrued quite an arsenal of local running buddies, Matt is my usual CrossFit workout buddy, and I’m happy to have added Gena as my yoga class buddy! Gena and I have had Continue Reading …