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…

January Training Recap & February Sneak Peek

Happy February! Before I start talking about February goals, I wanted to do a bit of a January recap of training. I just checked my MapMyRun app and it says I ran 85 miles in January. That is such an improvement from last year and I am excited. New year, new you! In 2016, I…

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…

Walt Disney World Half to Full Marathon: Part 2

Walt Disney World Half to Full Marathon : Part 2 In my previous post, I shared my experiences prior to the marathon race day. So let’s take a further look on what happened on the race course.. First of all, I went to Florida for nice weather, not 30 degrees that feels like it’s in…

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 ­čśÇ I registered for the half marathon months ago, and my friend Jen was joining me….

RunDisney Running Costume Prep

RunDisney Running Costume prep Today is the RunDisney expo for me! Before I go into how the expo is I wanted to share my running costume, and the process of making it. I am going to be Daisy Duck, and my friend Jen is going to be Donald Duck for the 20th anniversary Walt Disney…

WDW Half Marathon Training in Colleyville, TX and Downtown Raleigh, NC

WDW Half Marathon Training in Colleyville, TX and Downtown Raleigh, NC Hello, hello! Today I leave for Orlando, Florida with my sister and mother for the Walt Disney World Half Marathon on Saturday. There has been much preparation for the race and I just wanted to kind of share my training experiences for the race….

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…

Defining Yourself as a Runner & 5Ks

I am a┬ámember to the Team┬áDisney Facebook page, and last night there was a debacle about the newly announced Virtual RunDisney 5K events. This post has more to do with new runners/5Ks in general and not so much about RunDisney. However, the issue was brought to my attention, that other runners may or may not…

Top 5 Tuesday: Facts about RunDisney for Newbies

In light of this afternoon, the registration opens for the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, and I felt it was appropriate for this Tuesday to be about runDisney again! Last week’s Top 5 Tuesday post was about RunDisney Tips for Beginners. This week, I want to focus on Facts about RunDisney. This can include past,…