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Pittsburgh Half Marathon Training 10 Miler

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On Sunday, Matt hit a new PDR (personal distance record) for continuous running: 10 miles! :) I say “continuous” running, because the Tough Mudder we did last fall was 11ish miles, but it’s such a different sort of running since you stop a lot for the obstacles. Continue Reading …

This Week’s Workout Adventures

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Beautiful morning for a run today – anyone else get out there to enjoy it? Check out this ridiculous red sun: My friend Mary and I met up for some miles this morning and enjoyed pounding the pavement and chatting as the sun rose. Continue Reading …

Monday Night Cooking Challenge + What’s Next on the Fitness/Running Front

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Hello and good afternoon! I hope it’s a good one for you – it’s been a busy one over here! Matt and I are continuing to enjoy our Monday Night Cooking Challenge – are any of you guys joining in on the fun? Monday night was Matt’s turn (we skipped last week with my travel to LA and such), and he decided to get ambitious and festive – Continue Reading …

Ready to Rock (‘n’ Roll)!

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Hello and happy Friday! I’m so excited – tomorrow morning I’ll be running my favorite DC race: the Rock ‘n’ Roll USA half marathon! I received a free bib from their PR team in exchange for sharing a recap here on the blog after, but I would have signed up anyway because I LOVE this race. Yes, it’s huge and crowded, and the pre-race Continue Reading …

2014 ASICS LA Marathon Race Recap

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Well, my friends, I did it: I officially conquered my second full marathon, the ASICS LA Marathon on Sunday morning! It was HOT out there but I gave it my all and had a great time enjoying the scenery and the crowds. :) Continue Reading …

ASICS LA Marathon Weekend Adventures, Part 1

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Hello from the plane on the way back to DC from Los Angeles! What a fun whirlwind of a weekend it was – I can’t believe how quickly it flew by, and that I have officially completed my second full marathon! I’ll post a full recap of the marathon shortly, but for now, I wanted to share some of the other fun that my fellow bloggers and I got Continue Reading …

How To Eat For Running: Top 5 Nutrition Mistakes Made By Runners

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Earlier this week, I shared that I spoke at an event at the Endurance Athlete Center (where I work at the sports dietitian) about how to eat for running and the top 5 nutrition related mistakes I often see made by runners. Many of you asked to hear more about this, so here you are! As an athlete myself, I know that a great training plan is only Continue Reading …

A Snowy Morning Fitness Adventure

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It’s baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack. Hello again snow, my old friend. I had hoped we might not see each other again until next winter, but alas, here you are again. Continue Reading …