Weekly Wrap 04.18.2016


Happy Monday!  It’s a lovely 79 degrees, so WAY different than the snow we got last weekend!  I ran outside in a t-shirt & shorts on Saturday, and should have switched to a tanktop! Getting things under way with my Weekly Wrap.  Thank you Holly and Tricia for hosting the Weekly Wrap!   Monday:  Yoga. Good as always! […]

Advice for the Earlier Running Self

Advice to my earlier running self

I love this writing prompt from the lovely ladies who host Tuesdays on the Run: “If I only knew then…. What advice would you give your new runner self?”  I got into running when I was in college, initially for just keeping fit. I did my first 5K in 2004 (senior year of college), and then […]

Weekly Wrap 04.10.2016


Hello!  It’s a happy Sunday, although it SNOWED this weekend (!) because I got out of Swimming Jail today!  I’m not confined (only) to the endless pool, but actually swam in a real pool today!  And now I’m a bit nice and tuckered out from that plus a bike ride, so time to blog my […]

Shamrock Shuffle 2016 Race Report


Yesterday I ran in my 7th consecutive Shamrock Shuffle. Read my past recaps:  2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010. Expo:  I got there late in the day, but left with some fun swag (sadly, unphotographed!). I got On Shoes for $40, and tried the new Nuun Watermelon flavor – and liked it (much less fake sweet […]

Weekly Wrap – 3.27.2016


Happy Easter! I’ve been enjoying the weekend with family back in my hometown area of the Washington DC region.      I gave a bit of an update in my post this past Thursday.   Monday:  I didn’t want to, but I made it to yoga and was so glad I did! Tuesday: Actually a […]