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Tough Mudder Mid-Atlantic Fall 2013

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We did it! My friends and I are officially Tough Mudders. And most importantly: we all finished smiling and without any injuries. Happy day. :) And now, for a recap! A big thank you to the media team at Tough Mudder for providing me and Matt with free bibs in exchange for sharing our experience here on the blog! In case you’re wondering, I got Continue Reading …

Parks Half Marathon Race Recap

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On Sunday morning, I ran my 8th half marathon: the Parks Half Marathon in Maryland! (I totally wrote on Instagram after the race that it was my 9th, but I just looked at my race recaps page to confirm that and apparently I can’t count because it’s really 8! Oops!) I wore my “I’m fANNEtastic” shirt for the occasion. Yes, I realize Continue Reading …

National Press Club “Beat the Deadline” 5k

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This weekend, I ran not one but two races! First up: the National Press Club “Beat the Deadline” 5k on Saturday morning. As you guys know, I had the fun opportunity to run the race as part of “Team Chevy” (click the link to read profiles of the bloggers involved), as Chevy was one of the main sponsors of the race this year. Even though Continue Reading …

ROC Race D.C.

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On Saturday morning, Matt and I and a group of friends participated in the fun ROC Race here in DC. What does “ROC” stand for, you ask? Why, “Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge” of course! That’s my high school friend Hilary in the water above! :) Continue Reading …

Beach to Beacon 10k

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Hello my friends! I’m back in DC after a great weekend up in Portland, Maine with Cabot as part of their Cabot Fit Team. I have a lot of fun adventures to share from the weekend but first I wanted to start with the #1 reason why we were there: to run the famous Beach to Beacon 10k on Saturday morning! Continue Reading …

A Wet & Muddy XTERRA Trail Race + Richmond Adventures!

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Good morning, my friends! I hope you all had fun and active weekends. I spent mine in Richmond with my friend Ashley! Those of you who have been reading for awhile will remember Ashley as my original running buddy – we trained for my first 10 miler, my first half marathon, and lots of shorter races together, too. She’s down in Richmond Continue Reading …

ZOOMA Annapolis Half Marathon Race Recap

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Well, my friends, it’s official! Half marathon #7, the ZOOMA Annapolis half marathon, is in the books. Done and done! It was hot, hilly, and a little disorganized, but the scenery was gorgeous and I took it easy and had a lot of fun with it. :) After doing so many races, I’ve realized how much of a race (and life, to be honest) is your Continue Reading …

Nike Women’s Half Marathon in DC 2013 Recap

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Well, my friends – I am excited to share that if you didn’t already see yesterday via Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook… I have a new half marathon PR (personal record)! My college BFF Turner and I crossed the finish line together at 1:43:44 for an average pace of 7:54 minute/miles, smashing my PR from the Rock ‘n’ Roll USA half Continue Reading …