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2015 Marine Corps Marathon Expo & DC Trip

2015 Marine Corps Marathon Expo & DC Trip

I absolutely LOVE Washington D.C. and was so excited to head back down for the Marine Corps Marathon this year – on top of it Jason was coming!  He hadn’t been able to make the trip for my previous Marine Corps Marathon or when I did the Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Run so I was excited to … Continue reading

Training Plan Is On The Fridge!

Training Plan Is On The Fridge!

As of this Saturday the Marine Corps Marathon is THREE MONTHS away – and I just TODAY formally sat down and wrote out my training plan. And hung it on the fridge… …better late than never I guess! I am pretty sure I am officially the WORST at following training plans.  Other than my first … Continue reading

OAR – Run for Autism

OAR – Run for Autism

Back in April I shared that I’d be running the Marine Corps Marathon with OAR, Organization for Autism Research. As soon as I finished the Marine Corps Marathon in 2013, I knew I’d be back to run it again.  The experience running through our nation’s capital on a course fully supported by marines was incredible and … Continue reading

A Fall Marathon On The Calendar…

A Fall Marathon On The Calendar…

As many of you may know, the lottery for the 2015 Marine Corps Marathon took place a few weeks ago. I ran Marine Corps in 2013 and I loved it.  From the minute I started the race, I knew it wouldn’t be my only time running it. I decided to enter the lottery for 2015 … Continue reading

Weekly Training Recap

Weekly Training Recap

First order of business – Swiftwick Giveaway Winners! Ben Jacobs – winner of 3 pairs of socks! Carlee Padot McClurg – winner of 1 pair of socks! Kelly Short – winner of 1 pair of socks! Congrats everyone!   RECAP (10/28-11/3) Monday – marathon recovery!  taught 1 hour yoga & foam rolling Tuesday – rest/ … Continue reading

The Marine Corps Marathon: Race Day

The Marine Corps Marathon: Race Day

I feel like I always struggle to write full marathon recaps.  How do you write down the mental, emotional and physical experience of a 26.2 mile journey by foot?!?   I personally really enjoy going back and re-reading my race recaps, I look at my blog as a sort of journal (albeit a journal open … Continue reading

MCM: Runners bRUNch

MCM: Runners bRUNch

A few months after registering for the Marine Corps Marathon I saw the information on the MCM Runners bRUNch and thought it sounded like a great way to start of my Marine Corp Weekend! From the Marine Corp Marathon website:  “The bRUNch is a 5k warm up run led by MCM staff along the Mall … Continue reading

Weekly Training Recap

Weekly Training Recap

RECAP (10/21-10/27) Monday – rest day, taught 1 hour yoga & foam rolling Tuesday – 3 mile run Wednesday – rest, stretching & foam rolling Thursday – rest, stretching & foam rolling Friday – MCM Expo Saturday – 3 miles at the MCM Runner’s bRUNch (great event, recap coming soon!) Sunday – Marine Corps Marathon! Full recap … Continue reading

Weekly Training Recap

Weekly Training Recap

RECAP (10/14-10/20) Monday – 5 mile run, foam rolling & legs up the wall Tuesday – AM: 90 minute intermediate yoga class, PM: 90 minute restorative yoga class Wednesday – 45 minutes elliptical Thursday – rest day  Friday – 3 mile run & foam rolling Saturday – 90 minute restorative yoga class Sunday – 5 mile run & foam rolling … Continue reading