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Running Boot Camp Through Paris

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I love staying active while I’m on vacation – not only because it makes me feel great, but also because it’s a fun way to see the city! My friend Kris (who I was staying with in Paris) and I got up for two morning runs while I was there – first up was a run along the Promenade Planteé, which is a cool lifted walkway/trail through the city. Continue Reading …

An American in Paris (Sightseeing + Food Adventures)

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Friends, I have so much I want to share from my adventures in Europe! Let’s start with the beginning of the trip, in Paris. I was there with two of my best friends from college, Kris and Turner (whose real name is Laura… that’s her nickname). Kris lives/works in Paris, and Turner was enjoying a summer fellowship for her PhD program in Continue Reading …

Beach Week Adventures Finale

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Man, is it Monday already? I can’t believe how quickly our annual family and friend beach vacation in the Outer Banks went by! Wishing I were back here right now: Thank you for all your book recommendations, by the way! I ended up purchasing 3 to enjoy over the next couple months: Outlander (I started reading this on the beach and it’s SO Continue Reading …

Vacation Eats & Exercise

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Hello from beautiful Duck, NC in the Outer Banks! Matt and I arrived on Sunday evening and have been enjoying the beach ever since! We’re here with family and friends – we have two big houses and others in hotels, too. Quite the crew! Continue Reading …

What to Do & Where to Eat in Seattle

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Hi friends! I’m back in DC after a wonderful weekend in Seattle with the Brooks Run Happy blogger crew. What an amazing opportunity to spend the weekend exploring that gorgeous city – a big thank you to Brooks for hosting us! I’ll recap the Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon in a separate post, but for now I wanted to share some 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 …

Adventures in San Francisco

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Hello from yet another plane! This month has been so crazy with travel but I feel so lucky to have been getting such cool opportunities. As you guys probably already saw over on my Instagram and Twitter, I was out in San Francisco this week with Stitch Fix, LUNA, and a bunch of my fitness blogger buddies! I’ve been getting Stitch Fix on a Continue Reading …

Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half & Festival: Half Marathon Recap!

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Welcome to my final Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half & Festival recap: the half marathon race recap! I did the “Hat Trick” (5k + 10k on Saturday and half marathon on Sunday), so if you missed my first post recapping the 5k and 10k, check that out first. :) The half marathon took place bright and early on Sunday morning! When I first Continue Reading …