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A NYC Wedding Weekend + Central Park Running Adventures

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Hello friends! Another weekend has flown by far too quickly – Matt and I spent it up in NYC celebrating our friends Nick and Ariana’s wedding! They got married at the beautiful Loeb Boathouse in Central Park on Saturday morning – I wish I’d taken more pictures because it was gorgeous, but I was too busy enjoying the action. :) A big Continue Reading …

This Week’s Workout Adventures

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Good morning and happy Friday, my friends! I’m really excited because Matt and I are headed down to Chapel Hill, NC this weekend for the wedding of one of my grad school BFFs! I can’t wait to see everyone and play in our UNC stomping grounds. We already have all sorts of fun things lined up – dinners and brunches and runs and yoga and, of Continue Reading …

California Adventures, Part 1

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Good morning, my friends – I hope you had fun and active weekends! As you already know by now if you follow me on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram, I was in southern California over the weekend on a fun trip with the California Strawberry Commission! Sunshine and strawberries? Sign me up! Continue Reading …

A Snowy Run + Recent Eats

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You know what’s crazy? This morning it was 31 degrees “feels like 14” with the wind and it didn’t even seem that bad. Apparently my body has given up protesting this whole winter thing, since it’s unclear if it’s ever going to end… My partners in crime for this morning’s wintery miles were the lovely Sokphal & Mary. You know Continue Reading …

Pittsburgh Half Marathon Training 10 Miler

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On Sunday, Matt hit a new PDR (personal distance record) for continuous running: 10 miles! :) I say “continuous” running, because the Tough Mudder we did last fall was 11ish miles, but it’s such a different sort of running since you stop a lot for the obstacles. Continue Reading …

This Week’s Workout Adventures

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Beautiful morning for a run today – anyone else get out there to enjoy it? Check out this ridiculous red sun: My friend Mary and I met up for some miles this morning and enjoyed pounding the pavement and chatting as the sun rose. Continue Reading …

Monday Night Cooking Challenge + What’s Next on the Fitness/Running Front

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Hello and good afternoon! I hope it’s a good one for you – it’s been a busy one over here! Matt and I are continuing to enjoy our Monday Night Cooking Challenge – are any of you guys joining in on the fun? Monday night was Matt’s turn (we skipped last week with my travel to LA and such), and he decided to get ambitious and festive – 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 …