Navy Yark 5k 2015 – Race Recap

June 8, 2015

I came, I raced, I did not conquer.  I ran an all out terrible race {strategically speaking} but I came out the other side knowing without a doubt where my fitness stands and what I need to work on to get better.  In short, it humbled me in the best way possible and it was […]

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5 Reasons Why Being a Runner Rocks

June 3, 2015

Happy Freaking National Running Day, my favorite running related holiday second only to Marathon Monday.  As if runners on social media aren’t obnoxiously happy and encouraging enough, today is the day where you know without a doubt who you’re runner friends are.  In past years it’s been a day that I sometimes celebrate and sometimes […]

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Cox Rhode Races Providence Half Marathon – Race Recap Part 2

May 8, 2015

If part one is subtitled, “All the Details.” than part two of last weekend should be subtitled, “All the Feels”.  I had low to zero expectations for this race, and was partly only going because I didn’t want to waste the money on registration.  I was not going to come back to work with glory stories […]

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Cox Rhode Races Providence Half Marathon – Race Recap Part 1

May 6, 2015

It’s been awhile since I’ve run a race with a real expo.  It’s been a really long while since I’ve run a race longer than 10k.  It’s been really  REALLY long while since I’ve run a race that required staying at a hotel.  If you’ve seen my instagram from Sunday you also know it’s been […]

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How to Get Ready for a Race You’re Actually Not That Ready For

May 1, 2015

I think we can all agree that any race that falls in the months of April or May is one where we might find ourselves saying “oops should have trained more.”  I mean look at me, January 1st I had my eyes set on being ready running 26.2 miles in just a few days and […]

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Boston in Photos

April 29, 2015

It’s been over a week and I still can’t shake the insane inspiration that comes with watching the Boston Marathon.  Not just watching the race though, no, it’s walking around the streets the day before and seeing all those jackets.  Those bright colored otherwise ordinary shells of nylon with their iconic three stripes down the […]

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The Ultimate Adventure

April 22, 2015

  The city is quiet.  Asleep.  A few people are out, walking to work, getting their coffee, going about their business as if they don’t know the excitement that is going to take place just a few blocks away in a matter of hours.  It’s such a surreal experience, knowing that 26 and some change […]

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April 17, 2015

As someone who grew up in Massachusetts, it was hard to adjust to the fact that Patriot’s Day was not a national holiday and that I did infact have to go to work on marathon Monday.  Um, what?  Marathon Monday people.  Only the greatest and most holy of days to those of us that belong […]

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