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Oregon-Bound + Interview with Brooks Beast Casimir Loxsom

Hey guys! I’m super excited because later this afternoon I’m flying west for the annual Brooks Run Happy Blogger Ambassador trip! This is always one of my favorite trips of the year – it’s such a fun group on both the blogger side and the Brooks team side, and I of course love that running gets incorporated in the itinerary, too! :) This will be Continue Reading …

Weekend Fun + Will Run for Bacon Tank

Hey friends – I hope you had nice weekends! Mine was a combination of productive and relaxing; it’s always nice to start the week off feeling organized and prepared. As I mentioned, Matt was out of town this weekend and so were a lot of my friends, so I used it as an opportunity to catch up on work and life – and to do some relaxing and reading, Continue Reading …

Weekend Fun: A Wedding, DC Running Tour, and More!

Hey guys! Thank you for all the enthusiasm over my exciting running-related announcement (and giveaway!) post from Friday! Keep those entries coming. :) I hope you guys had fun weekends! Ours was especially fun because one of my best friends from grad school, Steph, got married here in DC! Our whole UNC grad school crew was in town for the Continue Reading …

I’m running Marine Corps Marathon! Plus, Bib Giveaway!

I have some really exciting news for you guys today – in October I will be running the Marine Corps Marathon, my third full marathon! Even more exciting: I’ll be running the race sponsored by my friends at the Watermelon Board – AND they are giving away 2 bibs at the end of this post for those of you who also want to run it! As you guys Continue Reading …

Hot and Humid Weekend Fun

Hey friends! Another Monday already, huh? I hope you guys had nice weekends! Ours was hot and humid but packed with fun. :) It was nice to be in town after all our travels to reconnect with friends, family, and my favorite city! Matt and I had a nice low key night on Friday – we made a Blue Apron and relaxed on our deck – it was a beautiful Continue Reading …

Sun’s Out! Plus Running Nutrition Q&A

YOU GUYS. The sun is out!!!!! I think this is seriously the first run in like 3 weeks that wasn’t in the rain (or super gloomy). Hooray! At this track this morning we were all like, what is that weird bright orb in the sky?! :) I know, exciting stuff, my friends. As for the actual workout, it wasn’t as awesome as the fact that the sun was Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures – Trails & The Inn at Little Washington

Hi friends! I’m glad many of you enjoyed Alex’s guest post yesterday on the health benefits of meditation and why you should give it a shot. I wrote a guest post for her last week, entitled 3 Tips to Fall in Love with Exercise. If you missed it, give it a look! :) And now, my weekend recap! I needed a little longer than usual to write this one Continue Reading …

Track Workouts and Lateral Leg Step Ups

Hey friends! Thanks for your great comments on yesterday’s post about why the low fat and cholesterol craze was a huge fail. Glad you enjoyed it! In other news, will it ever stop raining in DC? It’s been so soggy and gray here lately! Do not like… Thankfully the rain held off until after Tuesday morning’s track workout, though. :) Our coaches Continue Reading …