My iPod – My Crutch & Sweetheart 4 Miler Race Review

Last Sunday (2/10) Jeff and I headed to Fredericksburg, Virginia to run the Sweethearts 4ever 4 Miler. The drive takes us a little over an hour – and with a 10am start, we had plenty of time. About 20 miles into the drive, horror swept over me as I realized I left my beloved iPod […]

Bringing Back the Motivation…

As reluctant as I was to sign up for two half marathons already this year (March & May), I am now very happy with my decisions! I need the push of knowing that I have to prepare for a race to get me motivated to get back into serious running after months of eating too […]

Fredericksburg, VA Turkey Trot 5K Race Report

I’m a little late (ok, alot late) in posting this one. On Thanksgiving morning we headed to Fredericksburg, VA with 5 of our favorite running friends to run the Turkey Trot 5K hosted by the Fredericksburg Area Running Club. I used to run this and other races in the FARC series years ago…before baby (yes, […]

Marine Corps Marathon – The Ultimate Spectator’s Race! #37thMCM

I was extremely excited to be taking my 7 year old (soon to be 8 on Halloween – today!) with us to D.C. to watch Jeff run the Marine Corps Marathon last weekend. Jeff and I often take running trips without her so this was the first time where I could relax and hang out […]

Rock ‘n Roll Philly 1/2 Marathon Review/Report – Finally!

Ok – a bit late – but here is my review of the RnR Philly 1/2… A few days before we left for Philly, Jeff asked me what my goal was – I didn’t really care but wanted to break a 1:50 and preferably break a 1:45. My best was 1:42:17 (RnR DC), but I […]