Category Archives: Running

Running on the Road: The Strip

Last week I was in Las Vegas for work and because it was my first time there insisted on staying on “the strip.”  We found cheap rooms at the Monte Carlo, ate some great food, hiked and had an excellent … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

And now for my obligatory New Years post.  I have been MIA for the past month, I know.  I was unmotivated, busy at work and in life and needed to focus on that.  Now that we are back from our … Continue reading

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Fitness Goals

Recently at my gym we have been talking a lot about goals.  One of the instructors recently completed his first Ironman and told our spinning class that 18 months prior he had never run longer than 8 miles or biked … Continue reading

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Race Report: Giving Thanks 5k

On Thanksgiving I love doing Turkey Trots.  If I am at home in Madison, I will do the Berbee Derby, last year Dan and I stayed in Virgina and we walked the Arlington Turkey Trot together (I was still recovering … Continue reading

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Running on the Road: Portland

Last week I was in Portland for a work meeting and took advantage of the 10:00am start to get a run in.  Portland is a beautiful city that is very runner friendly.  I saw that our hotel was near the … Continue reading

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Race Report: MCM 10k

On October 28, I ran the Marine Corps Marathon 10k.  The race is run in conjunction with the Marine Corps Marathon, an amazing race, which I have had the pleasure of running twice.  The Marines really know how to put … Continue reading

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Race Report – Rochester Half Marathon

My original plan for a pre-wedding race was to run the Rochester Marathon the weekend before my wedding.  Most people thought I was crazy, I thought it would be a great stress reliever, way to stay in shape and a … Continue reading

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I’m Married!

After a nice two week vacation filled with running a half marathon, getting married and going on an amazing honeymoon, I am back to grind. Our trip started out on Friday, September 21st, I worked a half day and we … Continue reading

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Race Report – Madison Mini Marathon

Last weekend I traveled to Madison, WI for a weekend packed with activities, mostly wedding related.  My mom and her friend threw me a bridal shower on Saturday afternoon and that night I had a night out on the town … Continue reading

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Race Report – Firecracker 5k and a New PR

Yesterday, the 4th of July, I ran the Firecracker 5k put on by Potomac River Running Company.  This is only the third 5k I have ever done and my first one out in Reston.  I went on Tuesday night, battling … Continue reading

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