Monday Motivation: Training Plan Kick Off


Armstrong quote

Training for the Smuttynose Rockfest and Philadelphia Half officially kicks off today! I came across this quote the other day and it struck a cord with me for how I want to approach this training cycle – so much so that I have it taped to my mirror as a friendly reminder for those mornings when doubt starts to creep in and the motivation is low.

Here we go!


Friday Five: Some Summer Faves

pineapple bars

Hello Friday! Seriously these weeks are flying by - hard to believe we're more than half way through July already! I'm linking up again with Courtney, Mar and Cynthia (aka the DC Trifecta) for my Friday Five. This week's theme is "Friday … [Continue reading]

A friendly reminder…

Fall PRs

  Just a little reminder for myself and everyone else training this summer! … [Continue reading]

My fall race schedule

fall running

After mentioning that I was getting ready to start my fall training soon, I got several emails and twitter inquiries about which races I was doing - so I thought I'd share my fall race schedule here! October: Smuttynose Rockfest Half Marathon … [Continue reading]

Transitioning to Training

change ahead

Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a great holiday weekend! Mine was spent eating a lot of great food, lazing on the deck and enjoying some great family time - even got some family runs in :) But now it's Monday...and time for me to start to … [Continue reading]

At the moment….


At the moment.... .... I haven't been running fact just 6 very slow miles last week. The good news - they were pain-free! .... I'm going for session #2 with the chiro this morning. He believes he'll have me fully-operational shortly … [Continue reading]

Back to the Chiro I go


So my right hip has not been fact it's been downright cranky. During the course of all of our vacation adventures I threw something out of whack - I'm pretty sure it was while scaling the Dunns River Falls. I knew something felt a … [Continue reading]

Friday Five – Ways to beat the heat!

We've seen temps in upper 80s and even 90 degrees this week and with the heat has come the humidity. Now while I promised after surviving the polar vortex nightmare that was this past winter that I wouldn't complain when summer arrived, I just have … [Continue reading]

Back to Reality

After vacation

  Ah yes...after a glorious 8 days away, I'm back. We had a fantastic vacation - spent time in some great tropical locations, got up-close and personal with both dolphins and stingrays, hiked waterfalls, snorkeled, kayaked, and spent … [Continue reading]

Friday Five – Summertime!


Happy Friday all! With the weather finally warming up around here, school done for one son and quickly winding down for the other it's starting to feel like summer! So I'm linking up with the fun ladies of the DC Trifecta (Mar, Cynthia and … [Continue reading]