It’s marathon season. Not even a week ago, the world record for the men’s marathon was broken. The winner of the Berlin Marathon, Dennis Kimetto, finished with a blazing time of 2:02:57. This bested the previous record by 26 seconds. (Get it? 26 seconds over 26 miles? LOVE IT!) The time it took Dennis to run the full marathon is faster than the time many of us mere mortals take to finish a half marathon. To put it in perspective, his average pace was 4 minute and 41 seconds, faster than I … [Continue reading...]

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It’s a minor pet peeve of mine when bloggers apologize for not writing. The world does not skip a beat if I don’t write a post – life goes on. I believe that no words are often better than too many words. I do however find myself in the situation where I own you an apology. I want […]

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MCM 2013

It’s September which means marathon season is upon us. Some runners have already attempted a last ditch effort at aualifying for Boston 2015, while others are gearing up for the major marathons held in October and November. Here is my list of WAY too many things you should pack to bring to a marathon. In my humble […]

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Morning Run Picture

Growing up my parents would always say to me – it’s not YOU we don’t trust – it’s other people. I’ve often reflected on this statement as a mother and as a runner. When it comes to being safe out on the roads, I’m not worried about myself. I’m worried about what other people will […]

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Looking for some new songs to add to your fall race playlist? Here are October’s top 10 from RunHundred.   “Pop rules in this month’s workout music recap. First off, you have the lingering effects of this year’s MTV Video Music Awards. Collaborations pairing Ariana Grande with Zedd and Iggy Azalea with Rita Ora both […]

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Thank you to everyone who participated in my instagram giveaway! The randomly chosen winner is — ORGANICRUNNERMOM You have two weeks to contact me via email at to claim your prize. After that a backup winner will be chosen. Be on the look out for another fun instagram giveaway coming soon!!! Be sure to […]

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IRTB Black 3

Friday morning I set out to do a long run. The longest run I’ve done recently has been 12 miles, I had all but given up on running Marine Corps Marathon, even just for fun and I promise I was really OK with not running. Eric said I should just TRY to run long. Secretly I wanted to, […]

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