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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 …

Summer Shape Up: Coming to a Computer Near You!

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Hi friends! Just wanted to pop in quickly to share that my friend Gina and I will be partnering up again this month to bring you all a fun Summer Shape Up! As you guys know, we first partnered together in January to bring you the Winter Shape Up. What are these shape ups? They’re totally free and fun month long challenges that aim to inspire Continue Reading …

Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half & Festival: 5k and 10k Recaps!

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This year’s Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half & Festival offered 3 main races (not including a fun 1 mile dog run): a 5k, a 10k, and a half marathon. You can do one of the races, or choose the “five and dime” (5k + 10k), or go all out and do the “hat trick” (all three races). Since I like a challenge, I decided to go big or Continue Reading …

Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half & Festival Weekend Highlights

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Hi friends! I’m back from a wonderful whirlwind of a weekend in Boston for the Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half & Festival! I’ll be back tomorrow to recap the running/race portion of the weekend, but for now, I wanted to share a couple of the other highlights! Experiencing the original November Project on Friday morning! Continue Reading …

Boston Bound for the Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half & Festival!

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Hi friends! Lots of excitement over here – this afternoon I’m flying up to Boston to join in on the fun at the Runner’s World Heartbreak Hill Half & Festival! As you know, I’m doing the “Hat Trick” which is a 5k and a 10k on Saturday (essentially back to back), and a half marathon on Sunday. I’ll be back next week to share a Continue Reading …

Happy National Running Day!

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Good morning my friends, and happy National Running Day! There really is a holiday for everything, huh? Today is a rest day for me since I’m gearing up for the big Heartbreak Hill Half & Festival this weekend in Boston, so instead I’ll celebrate by recapping my fun trail run on Sunday with my buddy Ashley. Ashley has been in grad school Continue Reading …

Why You Should Throw Away Your Scale

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Many of my AnneTheRD clients are surprised to find that I don’t own a scale. The last time I had consistent access to a scale was 10 years ago, when I was living at home briefly after college. I’ve told this to a number of my nutrition counseling clients lately who I’ve been encouraging to ditch their scales, and they are shocked. Not only Continue Reading …

OutRun Adventure 3.0 Recap

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Hello, hello! Matt and I stayed in DC again this past weekend (crazy, I know!) and we were lucky enough to have another gorgeous couple days of weather. We made sure to take full advantage by doing errands via BikeShare, hanging out by our apartment pool (so awesome), having a BBQ with friends on Friday night and an outdoor sushi dinner with Continue Reading …

Mexican Shrimp Salad Bowl

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This month’s recipe challenge for my partnership with McCormick was to create a fresh and healthy Mexican-inspired dinner recipe. It was really warm out on Wednesday night, making it the perfect time to take on the challenge! And so these Mexican Shrimp Salad Bowls were born. Kind of like Chipotle with a twist. The highlight of this recipe is Continue Reading …

This Week’s Dinner Challenge + Workouts

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Good morning, friends! It’s weird that it’s already Thursday, huh? Short weeks go by so quickly! On Tuesday night, which felt like Monday, it was Matt’s night to make dinner per our weekly dinner challenge. (Every Tuesday, we alternate one person being in charge of finding a cool new dinner recipe to try, just to keep things interesting!) Continue Reading …