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A Freezing Run + Exciting Running News!

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Hello and happy Monday! I got in my first run of the new year yesterday – a freezing cold and rainy ~13-ish miler with my friends Kathleen and Rachel. On Saturday night, the forecast for Sunday morning was looking bleak – high 30s and freezing rain. Yikes. I texted Kathleen to make sure we were still a go, and we were. Good thing I have Continue Reading …

A Running Tour of DC

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On Saturday morning, I led my high school BFF Jenny and her husband Dan on what I called my “greatest hits” running tour of DC – a 14 mile route that included nearly all of my favorite running spots/loops in the area. What a fun way to spend a Saturday morning! Jenny and Dan were originally planning to head back to Georgia (where they Continue Reading …

A Fun Run

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Yesterday, Matt and I went for a run with my high school BFF Jenny and her husband, Dan! Don’t worry, my zipper isn’t broken – it’s a double zipper so you can let air in! Jenny (who now goes by Jen, but I’ll never call her that!) and I have been best friends since 10th grade, when we were both new in town and met at the bus stop on the Continue Reading …

Philadelphia for a Day + A Rainy Run

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Hello and happy Christmas Eve eve! :) I’m working today (I have a few AnneTheRD clients and a business meeting, plus some emails/admin stuff to get to), but then I’m looking forward to a nice break, like I’m sure many of you are, too! Anyone else still working today? I had a fun weekend – I spent Saturday in Philadelphia! I took the train Continue Reading …

An Urban Adventure to the National Christmas Tree

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Hello and happy Friday! We’re rapidly closing in on Christmas week – can you guys believe it? Matt and I got the last of our gift shopping done last night in preparation. I just need to finish up his gifts and then we should be all set! Earlier this week, on Wednesday night, we had a fun urban adventure: another special holiday edition of Roam Continue Reading …

Running the Zoo Lights!

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I had such a fun adventure last night: I joined Roam Fitness for a special edition version of their awesome OutRun program (which is like your run club + boot camp combined – full review here), featuring the DC Zoo Lights! I hadn’t been out to see the Zoo Lights in years, so it was really fun to experience it again! Zoo Lights takes place at Continue Reading …

Weekend Adventures

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Hello and happy Monday! Can you guys believe Christmas is less than 10 days away?! I don’t know about you guys, but I need to get moving on some serious Christmas shopping this week. Yikes! By the way – if you’re looking for some holiday gift/stocking stuffer ideas for your favorite runner or foodie, check out my favorite products page for 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 …