DCRR National Capital 20 Mile Results

I got second place in my age group for the 20-miler!! This admittedly wasn't my greatest long run, and it was a small field. But it was a huge confidence booster, and a fun way to complete my long run for marathon training! Recap: The race began at Carderock Recreation Area at 7:00am. It was honestly a … Continue reading DCRR National Capital 20 Mile Results

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Happy Autumn!!

Welcome, Fall! I am excited for this season, because that means I'll catch more beautiful sunrises, walk among the colorful falling leaves, and get to wear my cozy sweaters. I also really enjoy the great local fall produce that can be found at the farmers markets around town. Brussels Sprouts and squash, I'm coming for … Continue reading Happy Autumn!!

Meet Harvey!!

This weekend we got a puppy!! Harvey is an adorable, playful, sweet, loving 13-week-old male Doberman/Hound mix. He has huge paws, and is expected to weigh about 50 pounds as an adult. We adopted him at an event put on by Last Chance Animal Rescue -  one of the largest no-kill animal rescue organizations in the United … Continue reading Meet Harvey!!

Namaste Day in DC

This is a special week for yogi's in DC! Metro DC Yoga Week & Yoga On The Mall   There are several $5 classes around the district throughout the week. Click through the  sponsoring studios to find a new class or attend your favorite! I personally love the Studio DC classes. They have several free options on Saturday the … Continue reading Namaste Day in DC

Running in Hot Weather

We're in the heat of the summer [literally]. Running in the heat can be difficult in so many ways, not to mention uncomfortable and unpleasant. Luckily I am usually a morning runner, but on these 90+ degree days with humidity, even a 6am run can be brutal. According to Strength Running, heat can wreak havoc … Continue reading Running in Hot Weather

Morning Run Views

Week 6, Day 1 of Marine Corps Training: 7 recovery miles, with lots of elevation. Went along a new route, exploring new areas of the city. Lots of elevation, but that made the slower pace more interesting. I like to take photos of fun things to remember each day and keep me present. Strength-training minion!! … Continue reading Morning Run Views