Google+

Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon Race Recap 2015

20150613_091608

As you guys know, on Saturday morning I ran my 14th half marathon – the Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon! This was my second year running the Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon (<—last year’s recap) as part of the Brooks Run Happy Blogger Ambassador trip. (To read more about our trip, check out this post from yesterday: Running Happy in Continue Reading …

Ready to Rock n Roll Seattle!

P6030003

Good morning from the other Washington – the state! I’m out west this weekend to run my 14th half marathon (!!), the Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon (<—my recap from last year), with the Brooks running crew and my fellow Brooks Run Happy Blogger Ambassadors. I can’t wait! A huge thank you to the Brooks team for making this trip possible for Continue Reading …

Last Track Workout + Recent Meals

P6080002

Hey friends! I am getting SO EXCITED about heading to Seattle this coming weekend for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon with my fellow Brooks blogger Ambassadors! Yesterday morning, I had my final track workout for awhile. Perfect timing, because apparently they are closing W&L track this summer to do some construction on the turf field! As Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

P6050006

Hi friends! It’s a gorgeous morning and I’m coming to you from our porch, where I’ve set up shop with my laptop. Working from home can get pretty lonely sometimes, but it certainly does have its perks, not gonna lie. As for the weekend, one of the highlights, as usual, was OutRun, my fave running boot camp through Urban Athletic Club (<—coupon Continue Reading …

Why We Love Running + Yoga Fun

P6030003

Hey friends! I am LOVING reading your comments over on my National Running Day giveaway post from yesterday! It sounds like you guys love running for many of the same reasons I do. Here are some of the biggest reasons you guys are noting, because they are so inspiring I want to share! :) Running makes you feel: Bada$$ Strong and confident Continue Reading …

Happy National Running Day! (win a pair of Brooks running shoes!)

running on the georgetown waterfront

Good morning and Happy National Running Day! Yes, there’s a day for everything – but this one is clearly one of my favorites. ;) I wasn’t always a runner. You might read my blog now and think that I’ve always been able to run 10 milers and half and full marathons — but that’s not the case at all! When I first graduated from college in 2004, I Continue Reading …

Memorial Day Weekend Adventures

IMG_7991

Hello my lovely friends! Matt and I had a great long holiday weekend full of lots of sun, exercise, and friend time. On Friday night, we kept things casual and grilled at home. BBQ chicken ftw! Plus some slaw (just chopped cabbage and green onions plus equal parts red wine vinegar and olive oil) and roasted potatoes. We discovered the key with Continue Reading …

Homemade Citrus Sports Drink Recipe

citrus homemade sports drink

This homemade citrus sports drink will give you the energy and hydration you need to finish your run or workout strong. The summer heat is officially on its way, and many of you will soon be ramping up training for fall marathons. This means it’s the perfect time to share one of my favorite recipes from my Nutrition for Runners Program: Continue Reading …