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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 …

Outer Banks Adventures So Far

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Hi friends – and hello from Duck, NC in the Outer Banks! You have already seen some of our adventures on Instagram, but Matt and I are here with our families and friends for our annual beach vacation. So far, so good! :) I <3 the beach. It’s so beautiful here! On our first morning here (Sunday), Matt and I got in a great run with our Continue Reading …

Tips for Running in Europe

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Hi friends! Matt and I are officially in the Outer Banks in North Carolina on our annual beach trip with our families, so I asked my friend Ashley to pop in and share a guest post with some of her favorite Tips for Running in Europe. Ashley lived in Switzerland for the past 2 years until just recently moving back to NYC. I had a lot of fun reading Continue Reading …

Friday Randomness

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Hi friends! Brace yourself – this post is going to be niiiice and random. First: hello from the train! I’m playing hooky today and heading up to Philadelphia to see my college BFFs Turner (who had a baby a couple months ago I’ve been dying to meet) and Kris (who is in town visiting from Paris)! I’ll be back in DC tonight and then Matt and I leave Continue Reading …

Back to Track + Upcoming Races/Running Goals

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Morning friends! As you guys know, I ran the Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon a few weeks ago. I’ve been keeping things pretty low key on the running front ever since – the first week because I was super sore, and the following weeks because I just wasn’t feeling it. Runs stayed short, on the slower side, and involved a fair amount of walking Continue Reading …

4th of July Weekend Adventures

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Hello my friends! I hope you all had great weekends – and for my American readers, great long weekends for the 4th of July holiday! (Also – how about that Women’s World Cup?! :) ) We watched the fireworks from a friend’s roof deck in Adams Morgan this year. Beautiful as always – my camera phone didn’t do it justice. As for the rest of the Continue Reading …

Food + Fitness Fun this week

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Hello my lovely friends! Are my American readers starting to get pumped for the long holiday weekend? I know I am! To get into the spirit, I’ve been enjoying some red, white, and blue oatmeal this week. ;) Just my Perfect Microwave Banana Oatmeal (<—recipe) with some cottage cheese stirred in post-cooking, and topped with fresh berries and some Continue Reading …

Tart Cherry Sports Drink Recipe

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This flavorful and refreshing tart cherry sports drink will rehydrate and refuel – with an added inflammation-busting punch from the tart cherry juice. Thank you to the Cherry Marketing Institute for sponsoring this post! You guys know by now that I’m a huge tart cherry fan. Through my partnership with the Cherry Marketing Institute this Continue Reading …