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Alexandria 5 Mile Turkey Trot Race Recap

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Hello and happy Thanksgiving! Who else hit up a Turkey Trot this morning? Matt, my brother Steve, and I all ran the Alexandria 5 Mile Turkey Trot – an old favorite of mine! I first ran this race way back in 2006; at the time, I was just starting to get into running and I remember 5 miles being a REALLY big deal. I think this race was Continue Reading …

LivingSocial’s Glow in the Dark 5k Dance Party

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Hello friends – hope you all had nice weekends (or are still enjoying them with the holiday today). On Friday night, Matt and I had the fun opportunity to attend a new and different sort of race – LivingSocial’s Glow in the Dark 5k Dance Party. LivingSocial was nice enough to give us both a press pass to attend the event for free. Matt Continue Reading …

Army Ten Miler 2012 Race Recap!

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Good morning and happy Monday! I had a great weekend – the highlight of which was running the Army Ten Miler on Sunday morning with blogger buddies Tina and Theodora! The Army Ten Miler will always have a special place in my heart not only because my family is military, but also because it was my very first long race ever! I first ran it Continue Reading …

Clarendon Day 10k Race Recap!

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Good morning! I had such a fun weekend — on Friday, Matt took me out to a nice dinner for my birthday and we had a low key, relaxing night at home. On Saturday morning, we ran the Clarendon Day 10k, followed by my bachelorette wine tour and after party bday BBQ! It was such a blast. I’ll share more details about Saturday afternoon tomorrow — Continue Reading …

Clarendon Day 10k Race Recap!

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Good morning! I had such a fun weekend — on Friday, Matt took me out to a nice dinner for my birthday and we had a low key, relaxing night at home. On Saturday morning, we ran the Clarendon Day 10k, followed by my bachelorette wine tour and after party bday BBQ! It was such a blast. I’ll share more details about Saturday afternoon tomorrow — Continue Reading …

Matt’s Tough Mudder Race Recap!

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Hey hey! I thought it would be fun to share some thoughts and a recap from Matt (my fiancé) since he just completed the 11+ mile Tough Mudder race on Saturday! If you haven’t heard of it before, the Tough Mudder is basically the big daddy of all mud/obstacle races — they range from 10 to 12 miles and in addition to running they Continue Reading …

RTB Relay Leg 3: Reaching the Beach!

Miss legs 1 and 2 of my Reach the Beach Relay recaps? Read those first: Reach the Beach Relay: Leg 1 RTB Relay Leg 2: The Banana Diaries And now, for part 3! Wherein we actually reach the beach. :) Photo credit: Jack at pixelwiremedia.com / rtbrelay.com When I last left off, my van had just finished its second leg and was Continue Reading …

Primal Mud Run Race Recap

Yesterday, Matt and I ran the Primal Mud Run in nearby Selma, NC. 4.75 miles through the mud! Obviously the perfect way to spend one of our last days in NC. I love this picture — and yes, that’s barbed wire he’s crawling under Man, I love mud runs. They’re such a ridiculous blast (and an awesome workout, too — my arms/back/shoulders Continue Reading …