Monthly Archives: December 2014

Nike Element Half Zip Running Top Review

Not only is this top incredible for running, it’s so cozy and warm for an everyday layer. I wish all my clothes felt this soft! I’m glad that “athleisure” is in style so I can wear this top running errands and out and about, in general. I like that this top doesn’t scream running top. […]

Nuunbassador 2015!

Yesterday I received an email from Nuun, congratulating me on being selected as a Nuun ambassador for 2015! I applied last month on Nuun’s website by filling out several short answer questions about myself, my blog, my accomplishments, and my love for Nuun! I’m so excited to be representing the Nuun brand through events, social […]

Big Boss Brewing Run Club

Mike and I have found that many of the run clubs in the Raleigh area are associated with breweries. Running and craft beer seem to be big around here, so may as well combine them! Because it’s a little tricky for us to get to downtown Raleigh after work on a weekday for a run […]

Exploring Cary’s Greenways

During our first week in North Carolina, Mike and I ran the Ridgewood Turkey Trot (our first post-marathon run) and then did a short run the following Sunday around our new neighborhood. We’re renting an apartment in Cary, NC, a suburb of Raleigh, that’s full of Greenway trails. The trails criss-cross around the area, even […]

The Ridgewood Turkey Trot Race Recap

Last week, we moved from Washington, DC to Raleigh, NC! We decided to run the Ridgewood Turkey Trot, an 8K, in Raleigh on Thanksgiving morning. It was the perfect break from unpacking! On Wednesday afternoon, we picked up our bib and t-shirt at the shopping center where the race would start and end. There were […]

Richmond Marathon Reflections, Year Two

I learned a lot last year during training for my first marathon. This year I took those lessons and applied them to my training and outlook for my second marathon. Below is a summary of how I incorporated some of last year’s lessons into this year’s training. I’ve added in some additional things I learned […]