May 4, 2014

A week has passed since the Nike Women’s Half last weekend and it all still feels like a blur. This race was by far one of the best running experiences I’ve had. There is an incredible sense of camaraderie running 13 miles with nearly 15,000 other women. I went into this race telling everyone who asked […]

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Recovery Pizza

March 31, 2014

I had an early morning on Saturday to head out to the Charlottesville 10 miler. The 10 miler is definitely a community event and was on my race bucket list. The course is challenging with lots of hills but it made for a great training run to get ready for the DC half in 4 […]

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Goal. Crush. Repeat.

December 5, 2012

I’m going to take this moment for a semi-wordless Wednesday. (Actual thought at this moment: “Do NOT trip on this bridge.”) (Why did I take my gloves off?) (Happy to  finish!) (Support crew and cheerleaders. Thank you thank you.) Looking forward to the repeat part already. Thank you to everyone who handed me gatoraid, gave […]

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The quiet miles

November 30, 2012

Every Saturday morning begins the same way: alarm goes off at 6am, tea kettle heats up, eat something small, change into running clothes, lace up shoes, out the door by 7am. Its a routine I’ve become comfortable with. Most weekdays I find myself awake at 5am, so I’ve come to appreciate the extra hour of […]

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When Running is Easy

August 27, 2012

This Saturday my alarm will be set for 5am. I’ll crawl out of bed, have my ritual peanut butter toast with a banana and coffee. I’ll pull my hair back and lace up my worn out running shoes. I’ll hopefully convince someone to drive me to the race start far earlier than most would consider […]

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