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Fall Running in Boston

Hey guys! I spent the past few days in Boston for FNCE, the huge annual national Registered Dietitian conference. I’ll be back later this week to recap some of the conference and food happenings from the weekend, but first, some running fun! :) Rocking my Will Run for Bacon tank obvi :) We had absolutely phenomenal weather while in Boston – crisp Continue Reading …

Last Marathon Training Long Run!

This morning I got in my LAST long run of Marine Corps Marathon training!!! So exciting. The race is in 2 weeks and the weekend before the race I’ll be doing a long hike out in Seattle so I’m counting that as my last long run. ;) I had to get my long run in early once again this week because tomorrow I’m heading off to FNCE, the big annual Continue Reading …

Marine Corps Marathon Training 22 Miler

On Friday, before leaving town for the weekend, I tackled the longest long run on my Marine Corps Marathon training agenda: a 22 miler. When I was training for my first full marathon, the Richmond Marathon back in 2013, I did a similar approach with my two longest runs being a 20 miler and a 22 miler. I know some training plans only call for Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures + Long Run Recap

Hi guys! How were your weekends? We were in town, which was really nice – great to catch up with friends and family and to get in a long run with a big group of buddies too! On Friday night, we took dinner over to our friends Kathleen and Zach, whose son is now 1 month old and we hadn’t met him yet! I made my old fave Mexican Lasagna Continue Reading …

Recent Food + Fitness Fun

Hey guys – happy Friday! Before I get into today’s post, here are some previous posts you might enjoy as we make our way into October tomorrow: Healthy Recipes for Fall (featuring pumpkin, butternut squash, cranberries, apple, and sweet potato recipes!) Pumpkin Muffins or Bread of Deliciousness Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal 33 Healthy + Continue Reading …

Marine Corps Marathon 20 Mile Training Run

Yesterday morning, I ran 20 miles for the first time in nearly 3 years! Wow. Last time I ran that far was when training for/running the LA Marathon back in March 2014 (before that was the Richmond Marathon, my first full marathon, in November 2013). I’ve been traveling a TON the past couple months, as you guys know, which has been awesome but Continue Reading …

Fall, Is That You?!

You guys – it might finally be starting to happen. I think fall is on its way – and just in time because today is officially the first day of fall! Hallelujah – marathon training in summer has not exactly been fun. Bring on the cold weather! It was noticeably darker out when I arrived at the track this morning (boo), but also a bit cooler (huge Continue Reading …

Maui Half Marathon + 10k Race Recaps

Hey friends! Matt and I are currently en route back to DC after a great week in Hawaii of part work, part play. I’m back for my final trip recap: running the Maui Half Marathon and 10k! Plus, I’ll share a couple of the highlights from the wellness event I was in Hawaii for! If you missed my previous Maui recaps, check those out first: Hiking Continue Reading …