Category Archives: Races

My 2018 Race Calendar

One of my goals for this year is to PR in every race distance that I run.  I know that this is going to be quite a challenge, but that doesn’t mean that I’m not up for it.  This goal … Continue reading

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Goals for 2018

Happy New Year everybody!  A new year of course means a fresh start, and time to set new goals.  As I reflected back on 2017, I realized that I want to challenge myself even more in 2018.  But I don’t … Continue reading

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2017 Goals Reflection

Where has 2017 gone?!?  It feels like just yesterday that I wrote out my 2017 goals, and it feels like its way too soon to be looking back and reflecting on them.  But with only five days left in the … Continue reading

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Back in Training

Today marks my return to being “in training” for a race.  Just under 10 weeks from now I will be returning to Disney World for a girls weekend with my friend Kathleen to run the Fairy Tale Challenge.  On Saturday, … Continue reading

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2017: My Year of Running

Its mid-December, which means that its time to start looking back and reflecting on the past year.  It feels like every year that time flies by faster than it did the year prior, and in many ways I feel like … Continue reading

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2017 Clarendon Day Double Recap

Back in September I was at the height of my training for the Chicago Marathon.  To help break up the monotony of long runs, I tried to incorporate as many races as possible into my training plan.  I did this … Continue reading

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Why I Didn’t Reapply for Rock ‘n’ Blog

For the past three years I have been a part of the Rock ‘n’ Blog team with the Rock ‘n’ Roll race series.  My participation as a Rock ‘n’ Blogger has allowed me to participate in various races and connect … Continue reading

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2017 Dulles Day 10k on the Runway Recap

Back in September, our family participated in the Dulles Day races.  Having previously run the 5k in 2013 and 2015, and the 10k in 2014, I knew that this was a fun and exciting race for people of all ages.  … Continue reading

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I’ll Be Back in 2018!!!

Since crossing the Chicago Marathon finish line three weeks ago, I’ve been doing a lot of reflecting.  While some of that reflecting has been about what worked and what didn’t work during both my preparation for running my first marathon, … Continue reading

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What I Learned from Training for and Running My First Marathon

Since crossing the Chicago Marathon finish line almost three weeks ago, I’ve been doing a lot of reflection on what went well, as well as what didn’t, in preparing for as well as running my first marathon. 1.  Marathon training … Continue reading

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