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Washington Monument Reopen + A Track Workout

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Exciting news, my friends: the Washington Monument is officially back open for business! It went under construction after being damaged in an earthquake back in 2011 and there have been fences around it and lots of scaffolding ever since, so you weren’t able to get close to it. So fun to be able to go right up to it again! Continue Reading …

Bienvenido a Miami

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Good morning, my friends! How were your weekends? Mine was a whirlwind – as you know, I was in Miami! I was lucky enough to be invited down to Miami for an adventure with Nokia/Microsoft’s PR team to test out their new Nokia Lumia phone, which we were gifted with last week. (I know, we were extremely spoiled – rough life.) The phone is Continue Reading …

Feels Like Summer

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Well, my friends, apparently DC has decided it’s summer already. In what feels like a very sudden change, everything is now green and the air is heavy and humid. Is it bad that I almost, just for a second on this morning’s run, had this thought: “I kind of miss the polar vortex.” I mean, I don’t miss it in real life – I’m loving Continue Reading …

An Active Weekend

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Good morning, friends! It’s Monday again already, but I can’t complain – this weekend was a blast. Lots of activity, friend time, Matt time, family time, and sunshine. :) Matt and I kept things nice and low key on Friday night; we took a post-work walk to enjoy the beautiful evening and then parked ourselves on the couch the rest of the Continue Reading …

Pittsburgh Half Marathon 2014 Race Recap

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Well, my friends, another half marathon – #10! – is in the books for me, and Matt has officially become a half marathoner! On Sunday morning, we ran the Pittsburgh Half Marathon with my brother Steve and a bunch of friends. Until recently, I didn’t think Matt would ever be interested in doing a half marathon – he’s a speedy runner Continue Reading …

Ready for the Pittsburgh Half Marathon!

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It’s the most beautiful day here in DC today. Perfect weather for a Pittsburgh half marathon shake out run! Matt and I enjoyed a nice watch-free 30ish minute run this morning before work, enjoying the sunshine and cool air. Continue Reading …

An Urban Workout Adventure + AcroYoga!

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We had the most beautiful weather in DC over the weekend – cool but super sunny – the type of days made for playing outside. On Saturday morning, I met my college friends Kathleen & Sarah for a workout adventure: the 9 a.m. OutRun put on by Roam Fitness. (FYI: they are offering FREE Saturday morning OutRuns all summer – all you have Continue Reading …

Matt’s New PDR: 12 Miles!

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On Sunday morning, Matt set a new personal distance record for running: 12 miles!! I’m so proud of him! As you guys know, we’re currently training for the Pittsburgh Half Marathon in 2 weeks, which will be Matt’s first half marathon (and his little brother Drew’s first half, too)! My brother is going to join in on the adventure with us, Continue Reading …