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Vacation-Bound + Back At It

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Hi friends – thank you for your kind words about my sprained ankle on Sunday! I’m happy to report that as of Wednesday it felt normal again – whew! I got lucky. I celebrated on Wednesday night by meeting my friends Kathleen and Karen for a fun new class at Urban Athletic Club via ClassPass: a HIT (high intensity) yoga class! I wasn’t sure what Continue Reading …

Weekend: Dinner at Plume in DC + Other Fun

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Hi friends! We had so many weekend adventures that I’m splitting my normal weekend in review post into two posts. Here’s part 1: our DC adventures! Part 2, our Charlottesville adventures, will be shared tomorrow. :) As I mentioned on Friday, this weekend was all about celebrating Matt and his completion of grad school! On Friday night, his parents Continue Reading …

Eats + Exercise

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Hello my lovely friends! It’s SO nice out here in DC today – I’m loving this whole “August weather is really like September” thing we’ve had going lately! Hoping it’s here to stay. ;) I started my day today with a fun adventure with my buddy Chelsea: we signed up on ClassPass to check out the new-to-us classes at CrossFit Balance Georgetown. Continue Reading …

Easy Salmon Salad Dinner Idea

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Morning, friends! It’s a GORGEOUS one here in DC today – much cooler, less humid, and breezier! Loving it. I didn’t have plans to run today but I did enjoy a nice long walk to and from a coffee shop this morning for some early morning AnneTheRD client meetings. I’m thinking a little evening kayaking might be in order, too! On the menu earlier this Continue Reading …

Fitness Week in Review

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Hello and happy Friday! Let’s do a fitness week in review, shall we? Monday Holy sore! My speedy Beach to Beacon 10k race on Saturday definitely caught up to me in full force! Swimming, please. Felt wonderful to get in the water and shake out a bit! Wish I could have been doing another open water swim in San Diego with my friend Lauren (who just Continue Reading …

2015 Beach to Beacon 10k Race Recap

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On Saturday, at the Beach to Beacon 10k in Maine, I set my first new running PR (personal record) since 2013!! I was in Maine for the race as a guest of Cabot, along with my fellow Cabot Fit Team members. (Read more about the trip and my fellow Cabot Fit teammates in my first weekend recap!) I’m so honored to have had the chance to run this Continue Reading …

San Francisco Running, Here I Come! Plus, a ClassPass Giveaway!

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I have a super exciting announcement to share with you guys today: this fall, I’ll be combining my love for ClassPass with my love for running – ClassPass is sponsoring me to run the Nike Women’s Half Marathon in San Francisco on October 18!! I feel extremely lucky and am so excited to have this cool opportunity to be an official #ClassPassRunner. Continue Reading …

Sweating Buckets

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Hi friends! I’m sweating buckets here in DC – it’s so much hotter/more humid here than it was at the beach last week! Gross. I met my track group this morning at Yorktown High School and we all said it felt kind of like we were swimming. Hello, 1000% humidity, it’s not nice to see you. This morning’s workout was mile repeats, and the coaches had Continue Reading …