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 […]

Knee Issues, Pain, Tears, and Ibuprofen…

I’ve been too “running depressed” to blog about this until now…I get like that, let a minor running issue throw me onto a crazy emotional rollercoaster that causes me to not see the many great running years ahead of me…but making it through the day or week without a run is sometimes unbearable! I experienced […]

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 […]

VA Beach Shamrock 1/2 Marathon Recap!

We headed down to Va Beach on Friday after a detour to DC to take my Dad to the airport. The traffic was terrible and it took us about 5 hours. I was happy (but really more tired, hungry, and cranky) when we got to the expo which was very well organized…getting our number and […]