Marine Corps Marathon – Kids Race & Spectator Review

Warning – this is a LONG post! “It’s okay if I’m not first – right, Mommy?” Samantha asked me about 15 minutes prior to her heat for the Healthy Kids Run last Saturday, 10/26. I smiled. Yup, I realize she is competitive by nature – but she is also competitive because she sees how Jeff […]

Spectator-Cheerleader Review of St. Michael’s Running Festival ½ Marathon

I should be tired – I should be exhausted – I should be staring at my medal with pride…but I’m not – because I was not a runner yesterday at the St. Michael’s Running Festival ½ Marathon…however, I was a spectator and a cheerleader…that must count for something?! Honestly I was not thrilled at all […]

PR for My 8 Year Old @ Race for the Cure!!

Saturday we ventured to DC (50 miles from our home) to participate in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K. My 8 year old Samantha has participated in this race for 8 years  – this year was her 9th year. The first 7 years I pushed her in the jogging stroller; this was her […]

Hospice 5K Race Review

I’m a little late in posting, but really wanted to give a recap of this race – so here it goes! April 13th was our local annual Run for Hospice 5K/10K race. Jeff is one of the race organizers so he was was busy for weeks prior to the event making sure everything was in […]

Marine Corps 17.75K Recap…Pain for My Birthday Present!

When we found out a few months ago that if you registered and completed the Marine Corps 17.75K that you would get a guaranteed entry into the Marine Corps Marathon (#38thMCM), we figured “why not?” Of course I stated over and over (and over again) that I would run the 17.75K but would NOT (no […]