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Return to Track Workouts!

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This morning marked the start of operation: get my running speed back! My friend Sokphal and I took our standing Tuesday a.m. run date to the track. We ran the 1.75ish miles to get there, and once there, we decided to do a 2 mile workout. For 8 laps, we jogged the curves and ran hard on the straights. I love this track workout – it’s one I Continue Reading …

A Summery Run + 4th of July Recipes

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Hi friends! For those of you in the US, I hope you’re gearing up for a fun 4th of July! We booked kayaks again to watch the downtown DC fireworks from the water (like last year!) and are pumped. If you’re looking for something to make, my No Bake Blueberry Custard Pie (<-- click for recipe) would be a fun and seasonally appropriate Continue Reading …

Freedom Four Miler 2014 Race Recap

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On Sunday morning, Matt, our friend Steve, and I all ran the Freedom Four Miler put on by Pacers running store! Clearly I used the occasion as an opportunity to bust out my American flag compression socks, which were a gift from Running Skirts at the Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half & Festival last month. Continue Reading …

Hiking, OutRun-ing, Brunching and Boating

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I love summer weekends so much. Even though DC gets really grossly hot and humid (especially by August) I love that everyone is out and about and there’s so much to do. A June Saturday is so much better than a February Saturday, just sayin’. The weather was warm but nice on Friday, so Matt and I decided to mix things up and treat ourselves to Continue Reading …

This Week’s Workouts

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TGIF, friends! Hope you’re gearing up for a fun and active weekend. I’m actually staying in DC for once and pretty pumped about enjoying some local adventures and lots of outdoor time. On the workout front this week, I kept things pretty low key after the Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon on Saturday. I’ve been itching to get back to Continue Reading …

Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon Race Recap

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Wow, where to start?! What a FUN race – the Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon will definitely go in the books as one of my favorite, most beautiful races. I’d highly recommend it if you’re in Seattle, or if you’re looking to travel for running (which is the best kind of travel, clearly). As you know, I was in Seattle with the Continue Reading …

Touring Brooks Headquarters & The Brooks PR Invitational

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Hi from the plane on the way back to DC from Seattle! I’ll be back tomorrow morning to share a big touristy highlights post from Seattle (e.g. restaurant & sightseeing recommendations), but for now I wanted to pop in quickly and share a recap of two of the cool Brooks-related activities we got into this weekend. The first big highlight from Continue Reading …

Summer Runnin’ and This Week’s Breakfasts

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Morning! It’s a hot one out there today, as I found on this morning’s run! Sokphal and I met up for an early a.m. jaunt around Rosslyn and Roosevelt Island. Continue Reading …