Tagged with Washington DC

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

Fall Race Planning

Fall Race Planning

With several fall races coming up I’ve been trying to do a little race trip planning! Hartford is pretty easy, it’s not so  much a “destination” trip as a trip home. We’ll be staying at my moms house which is about half an hour away from downtown Hartford and we’ll hopefully get to see some friends … Continue reading

Weekly Training Recap

In case you missed it I shared last week that I’ve joined a charity team to run the New York City Marathon this fall!  I’ll be running as part of Team Animal League to benefit North Shore Animal League, the world’s largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization! In the coming weeks I’ll begin to share … Continue reading

Weekly Training Recap

Weekly Training Recap

RECAP (3/31-4/6) Monday – Swim (250m freestyle, 250m kicking, 250m arms only, 250m freestyle, 250m alternating) and 1 hour Fitness Runs workout (run w/ drills) Tuesday – 30 minutes stationary bike, 20 minute walk Wednesday – 75 minute yoga class Thursday – rest day Friday – drive to & walking around DC! Saturday – Yoga on The Mall & … Continue reading

Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Run: The Plan

Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Run: The Plan

Happy Monday All! So, this weekend I’ll be heading down to Washington DC for the Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Run! I’m actually really excited, I’ve been wanting to go back to DC since I ran the Marine Corps Marathon last fall.  When I was down for Marine Corps there was so much I wanted to … 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