Category Archives: Races

2017 Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Half Marathon Recap

Disclaimer: As a Rock ‘n’ Blogger I received a complimentary global tour pass, which I used for entry into this race.  As always, all opinions are my own. This was my third time running Rock ‘n’ Roll DC, so I … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Yay for RnRDC Weekend!

Thank goodness Friday is finally here!  Its been a bit of a long week at our house.  I didn’t share this until now for safety reasons, but Preston was in Florida for a business trip starting last Thursday.  It was hard … Continue reading

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My Goals for Saturday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Half Marathon

My first race of 2017 is finally here.  On Saturday I’ll be running the streets of DC as I run Rock ‘n’ Roll DC for the third time.  I first ran this race back in 2014, only weeks after facing a … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Five Bucket List Rock ‘n’ Roll Races

Disclaimer: As a Rock ‘n’ Blogger I received a complimentary Global Tour Pass.  As always, all opinions are my own. On Wednesday I received some exciting news in my inbox: That’s right, I’ve been invited to be a member of … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Current Countdowns

March 1st is next week, which also means that Spring is right around the corner.  I cannot hide just how excited I am about the start of Spring.  Not only do I love Spring weather, but I also love that … Continue reading

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Marathon Training Plan Advice

Its no secret that I wear many hats and juggle a lot, including being a mother to a toddler, a full time teacher, and a wife.  Being a runner is only one of the many hats that I wear, and … Continue reading

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Putting Together My Chicago Marathon Training Plan

Even though my current focus is on training for Rock ‘n’ Roll DC, since one of my big goals for the year is to run my first marathon, I’m constantly thinking about how I’ll put my training plan together.  Some … Continue reading

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Who Wants to Run the 10th Anniversary of ZOOMA Annapolis?

Disclaimer: As a ZOOMA Ambassador I received a complimentary race entry.  As always, all opinions are my own. I had a blast running ZOOMA Annapolis last year.  From the time that I started my postpartum fitness journey, my big goal … Continue reading

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Wine and Dine Half Marathon Weekend – Day 5 – Final Thoughts and Fun at Epcot

Its hard to believe that its already been more than two months since we returned home from our Wine and Dine racecation.  We had an absolute blast at Disney with little man and my father-in-law, and it was exciting to … Continue reading

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What the Running Community is All About

As many of you have heard by now, runDisney had to make a difficult decision last week: to cancel Saturday’s Disney World Half Marathon due to forecasted thunderstorms before and during the race.  My heart sank when I heard the news … Continue reading

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