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A Blue Skies 14 Miler

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Hello, hello! Before I get into the recap of this past weekend’s long run, I wanted to say a quick thank you to all of you to participated in the Winter Shape Up! The 4 week challenge ended on Sunday and my WSU co-host Gina and I have loved seeing all your updates and successes (and helping you with challenges, too!) over the past month. It Continue Reading …

Brooks Shoes & Winter Accessories Giveaway!

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Good morning and happy Friday the 13th! Spooooookyyyy. I started my day off the best way I know how: with a friend running date. :) My friend Karen and I have done a lot of runs down on the mall together lately, so today we decided to mix it up. I met her up in her hood, Cleveland Park, in northwest DC. (Turner, we missed you!) Continue Reading …

32 Hours in NYC

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On Tuesday, I had the pleasure of spending the day in NYC with Brooks and my fellow Run Happy blogger ambassadors. How does your day start when traveling with a running brand? With a run, of course. :) A big group of Brooks staff, a couple ladies from their PR team, and the bloggers and I all met in the hotel lobby that morning, ready to go. Continue Reading …

A Sunrise Run + Matt’s Birthday

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Hello friends! I’m gearing up to head to the airport again – this time I’m flying to Portland, Maine for the Beach to Beacon 10k race with Cabot Cheese as part of their “Cabot Fit Team”! I applied for the opportunity a few months ago and was SO pumped when I heard I’d been selected. I can’t wait! I haven’t been to Maine since I was Continue Reading …

Marathon Training Week 3: In Need of Motivation!

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Guys, let’s get real. Remember how in love with running I was in the winter and spring? I ran not one, not two, but three half marathons, plus a 10 miler, and miles and miles of training runs. Sure, there were a few dud runs in there, but for the most part, I was running with a big smile on my face and breaking PRs left and right. Riding Continue Reading …

For Everyone Who Says They Can’t.

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Hello, friends! It’s time for a little inspiration on this rainy Wednesday. As part of my Brooks Run Happy Ambassadorship this year, I was given the opportunity to interview one of their Brooks I.D. members. “I.D.", in this case, stands for “Inspire Daily.” The group is made up of over 2,000 members who are active in their running Continue Reading …

Share Awkward Running Photos, Win Brooks Running Gear!

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Hello and happy Friday! First things first – I’m excited to announce that I updated my AnneTheRD nutrition counseling service offerings earlier this week! I’m moving to a package-based model that I hope will be more comprehensive and helpful for future clients; I also made follow up sessions shorter but more frequent, based on feedback. If Continue Reading …

Running Happy & Edge Yoga in Arlington

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Hello and happy Friday! It’s a warm and sunny one here in the DC area, and I started it off with an early morning run with my girl Karen! Karen was out of town for awhile and before that, I was out of town, so we hadn’t run together in a couple weeks! Oh, the horror. I missed her so! :) Continue Reading …