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9 Miles on the C&O Canal

Hi from home — Washington, D.C.! I was reunited with two favorites this morning: My beloved C&O Canal trail My girl Heather! I had a 9 mile training run on the docket for this weekend, but I decided I’d rather flip flop my Thursday shorter run and my Saturday/Sunday long run due to our friend’s wedding Continue Reading …

Running + Wine = Happy.

Hello, hello! Let’s pretend it’s still the weekend, okay? Mine was so fun I want to go back to it. Saturday morning started with an 8 mile half marathon training run with new friend Callie! Callie is a local blog reader that emailed me a couple weeks ago wanting to meet up for a run since most of her friends are sadly not into exercise. Continue Reading …

Track Tuesday – Boot Camp Style

Hello, hello! I had another great track workout bright (er… kind of dark, actually) and early yesterday morning with the girls! My grad school friends Elle and Lauren had been reading about my track workouts (in preparation for the Vegas half marathon) with Genna the past couple weeks and decided they wanted to join in on the fun this time, Continue Reading …

A Saturday 7 Miler

Good afternoon! The weather is stunning and I don’t have any homework or studying to do this weekend — life is good! The cooler weather came at the perfect time — this morning I had a 7 miler on the docket for my Vegas half marathon training. My girl Elle was sweet enough to do the run with me, even though she’s not training for a race Continue Reading …

This one’s for you, biochem.

Hello, hello! I just finished up my third and last exam of this week, our open book Medical Nutrition Therapy exam! Whew. So glad this week is more or less over. We got back our biochem exams (from Monday) yesterday and let’s just say that our entire MPH class basically bombed it; our class average was 66. Sigh. Everyone was bummed because we Continue Reading …

My New Favorite Dinner & Track Tuesdays

Good morning! I have a new favorite dinner — remember how I made Fresh Thai Summer Rolls over the weekend with my friend Ashley? I had a TON of leftovers so I made it into a yummy noodle dish last night. In the mix was leftover: rice noodles, spicy Thai peanut sauce (homemade and AMAZING — recipe at the end of the Fresh Thai Summer Rolls Continue Reading …

A Sunday 6 Miler & Jazz Brunch

Good morning! I had a fun rest of the weekend with my friend Ashley here visiting :) Rocking my “I <3 Kale” fANNEtastic t-shirt, heh  In true running buddy fashion, we started our Sunday out at the Tobacco Trail in Durham for a run! Matt joined us, too! :) It was a great morning for a run — cool (in the 60’s) and cloudy. Continue Reading …

Vegas Rock ‘n Roll Half Marathon or Bust!

Hello friends — I have some exciting news! I’ve officially signed up for my 3rd half marathon! And guess what? It’s in VEGAS :) I’m really excited for a few reasons: 1) Duh — it’s in Vegas. I’ve never been to Vegas! I’m not sure if I’ll love or hate it. We’ll find out ;) 2) It’s a Rock ‘n Roll marathon series, which Continue Reading …