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Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon Race Recap 2015

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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 …

Running Happy in Seattle Adventures

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Hi friends! I’m glad many of you enjoyed my Mount Rainier National Park hiking adventure recap yesterday! I still can’t get over those views. :) Take me baaaack!!! Also, take me back to that weather! I got back to DC late last night and wow, it’s super disgusting and humid here. Womp, womp. I’m glad my hard run training is over for the meantime – Continue Reading …

Hiking Mount Rainier National Park

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Hi friends! I’m coming to you from my brother’s place in Tacoma this morning, but will be headed off to the airport and back to DC shortly! I had an amazing weekend here in Washington State for the Seattle Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon with the Brooks team. I’m going to spend the plane ride organizing my photos and working on my race recap and Continue Reading …

Ready to Rock n Roll Seattle!

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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 …

Tips for Starting an Herb Garden

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Thank you to Ricola® Herb & Throat drops for sponsoring this post as part of an ongoing campaign with Socialstars. #swissherbs A few weeks ago, now that the warm weather has been here to stay for awhile, Matt and I decided it was time to re-start our home herb garden. Over the past couple years, we have had success growing basil, parsley, and Continue Reading …

Last Track Workout + Recent Meals

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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 …

On Switching It Up and Embracing Challenges both Physical and Mental

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You guys know I’m a big fan of switching it up and pushing myself outside of my comfort zone when it comes to fitness. Whether it’s trying a new-to-me class on ClassPass, or challenging myself to run at paces that are doable but not exactly comfortable, I am a big believer in doing something every day that pushes your limits in a positive Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

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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 …

Today’s Easy Packed Lunch

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Hey guys – happy Friday! I’m enjoying a post-work yoga class tonight so that meant sleeping in a bit this morning. Hooray! Before heading downtown to work out of my co-shared office space, I made myself a Flour Free Breakfast Pancake. Those are frozen wild blueberries peeking out from under it – I like putting them on the plate, still frozen, then Continue Reading …

Why We Love Running + Yoga Fun

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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 …