Top 5 Tuesday: 5 thoughts about Virtual Runs

Happy Top 5 Tuesday! Today I’d like to breach the topic of Virtual Runs. I did my first Virtual Run two weekends in my neighborhood. It was for the Hogwarts Running Club: Platform 9 3/4. If you don’t know what any of that means, think Harry Potter. I signed up for the Virtual Run because…

Top 5 Tuesday: 5 Love Notes to the Running Community

Happy Valentine’s Day! Since today is all about love, I wanted to share the love to the running community. This Top 5 Tuesday will be about how amazing the running community is. I mean honestly what’s not to love? I’m talking about the blogging folks (like you!), local running shops, racing events and more. 5…

Top 5 Tuesday: 5 marathons on my list

Happy Top 5 Tuesday! Now that I’ve finally run my first marathon, I am hooked! That means, I get to start this about possible marathons I can do near Raleigh. When researching marathons in North Carolina or other states near, I closely looked at cut off times, and popularity of the race. After listening to…

Top 5 Tuesday: Running Confessions #2

Happy Top 5 Tuesday! Today we will talk about running confessions. I had so much fun writing a post like this a couple of months ago, I thought I’d give it a go again. Some of these confessions happened in the past, some are happening more currently. I hope you get a laugh out of…

Top 5 Tuesday: 5 Running books I need to read in 2017

Hello, everyone 🙂 Congratulations to those runners that ran the Star Wars: the Light Side half marathon over the weekend! Yesterday, I had the day off like I’m sure many of you fellow Americans had for Martin Luther King Day. I spent my day going to a local used bookstore and reading. Many of you…

Top 5 Tuesday: 5 things I’m excited about this winter

Top 5 Tuesday: 5 things I’m excited about this winter So there have been a few new products I’ve tried, podcasts I’ve listened to, documentaries I’ve watched, and everything in between. I’d like to share my list of 5 things I’m excited about this winter season. 1. Buff headbands- I got mine from L.L. Bean,…

Top 5 Tuesday: 2017 Runolutions

Top 5 Tuesday: 2017 Runolutions I hope everyone had a happy and safe New Year’s Eve! After much contemplation, I finally narrowed down 5 resolutions or runolutions. 2016 was a year of discovery; 2017 will be a year of perseverance. 1. Gain more followers and blog more- I started this blog in March 2016, and…

Top 5 Tuesday: 5 races on the 2017 schedule

Happy Tuesday! I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas holiday filled with friends and family! Back in late spring 2016 I wrote a post of my tentative race season 2017 schedule. However, this was all before my move to Raleigh. Everything on that list before was in Florida. Basically I’m starting from scratch but that…

Top 5 Tuesday: Holiday gift ideas

Happy Top 5 Tuesday! Today with the holiday season, and the many posts by Chocolaterunsjudy and livinglovingrunner about holiday gift giving, I thought I would compile a list myself. This list won’t necessarily be what I want for Christmas, but items I feel every runner should have. 1. Foam Roller- I didn’t have one of…

Top 5 Tuesday: Running in the cold

So many of you know, I am a Floridian who has recently moved to North Carolina. I think the coldest I ever ran in Florida was in the 50s….well except that one Disney 5K in 2014 it was in the 20s. It was torture, and I was completely unprepared during that race. When I say…

Top 5 Tuesday: 5 reasons why being a new runner is awesome

Hello, all! I wanted this week’s Top 5 Tuesday topic to celebrate all those new runners out there. All of us runners have been there. It’s a time in every runners life that is filled with joy, tears, happiness, and frustration all at the same time. But I promise, you will get there. You will…