Gasparilla Half Marathon

Ahoy there, matey! Lol. Just kidding. But it is in the festive spirit of Tampa Bay’s Gasparilla Distance Classic. The race was about three weeks ago, but with traveling and work deadlines I haven’t been able to write a full expo and race weekend recap like I wanted to. So here it is, three weeks…

February Recap & March Sneak Peek

Happy March! Before I get into what I’m up to in March, I’d like to Recap on how February went. I ran 83 miles this past month. In January I ran 85 miles..so I’m two miles short from last month. I am right now schedule with my mile goals for this year. This is all…

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…

Krispy Kreme Challenge: Race Recap

How to make running unhealthy? Well…Over the weekend, I ran the Krispy Kreme Challenge in North Carolina with my sister. This year was the 13th annual Krispy Kreme Challenge. We ran the race last year as well, but it was when I was still living in Florida I came for a visit. You can register…

Walt Disney World Half to Full Marathon: Part 1

Walt Disney World Half to Full Marathon: Part 1 This is not a story of sadness or anger of when races go wrong. This is a story of when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. I hope you enjoy 😀 I registered for the half marathon months ago, and my friend Jen was joining me….

My year of running fearlessly: 2016

My year of running fearlessly: 2016 I say ‘My year of running fearlessly’ due to the fact this was the year I really discovered the world of running, outside of running in my neighborhood casually. I got to run my first half marathon, run in different states, different terrain, and meet some new people. Most…

Bull City RunFest- 5 mile race

Hello! It’s been almost one week since the Bull City RunFest and Food Truck Rodeo in Durham, North Carolina and I wanted to share my experience. I raced in the 5 mile distance, but that same morning they had the half marathon as well. Because this was my first race of the season, I wanted…

October Running

Happy October everyone! A new month of running means more training runs, a brand new Runner’s World magazine, more goals to hit, and competing in races. It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Fall breeze, Halloween, candy corn, flannels, etc. I LOVE everything about October! This morning to kick off October running, I ran…

Rio 2016 Olympics: Women’s Marathon

Good morning everyone! The Rio 2016 Olympic Marathon Schedule: 8/14/2016 at 8:30AM est.- Women’s Marathon 8/21/2016 at 8:30AM est.- Men’s Marathon I am home now enjoying this beautiful Sunday morning watching the Women’s Olympic Marathon on TV. I’ve been waiting for this day since watching the Olympic Trials back in February! This morning, I am…

Top 5 Tuesday: 5 International Races I’d Love to Run

Happy Tuesday everyone! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday topic is Top 5 International Races I’d love to run. Awhile back I did this type of post but with domestic races in the United States. For this post, the sky is the limit. I probably will not get to do any of these in my lifetime, but…

Girls on the Run 5K: Race Recap

This past Saturday morning, I volunteered and ran at the local Girls on the Run 5K. I started volunteering at 7AM at the Girls on the Run Race Village, but officially everyone start rolling in at 7:30AM. The other person I was suppose to volunteer with was a no show, so I was pleased there…