If you have been thinking about running a Rock N Roll Race now is your chance. All of their races are $20 off today in honor of Veterans Day and 11/11/11. The promotion starts at 11 am and runs till 11 pm. This is a ONE time only deal and you will not find a […]

Yesterday I ran to Target, with the boys, to get a couple of last minute things I needed before the marathon. I always no matter what I am going to Target for get sucked into the kids sale clothing section. T-shirt for $1.80, shorts for $2 – yes please? If you catch the deals at […]

Figuring out what to wear on race day is extremely hard whether you are a new marathoner or a seasoned veteran. Overdress and you risk sweating too much, getting dehydrated faster, or simply overheating. Underdress and you spend 3+ hours thinking about how cold you are. I can honestly tell you that out of the 13 marathons […]

I’m putting together shared list of all of us who are running the National Marathon, Half Marathon and Relay.  If you want to be included on the list email me at milepostsbydorothybeal@gmail.com  This will be a fun way to meet other runners at the race, check out their blogs beforehand, and share stories of our training, etc!! […]

The hunt is on. National Marathon is looking for 6 to 10 runners who want to be an integral part of the 2011 race by serving as Run Ambassadors. You need not be fast. HOWEVER….. You MUST have a passion for the sport of running and want to spread that love with anyone and everyone you meet!  Applicants must […]

I’m sure everyone is getting excited/nervous. Here are some helpful tips for race day. Bag check is inside the DC Armory. Feel free to come check your bags there and then stay inside to keep warm. The temperature is going to be warm. Wear less than you want to wear – I promise you won’t […]

Start your SunTrust National Marathon, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield National Half Marathon, and Team Relay experience in grand fashion at the 2010 National Health & Fitness Expo! This year, over 70 vendors will display the latest running shoes and apparel, nutritional information, fitness trends and much more! Additionally, runners and spectators will find great bargains on […]

I did not go out too fast. I was unsure what this morning would bring for me. I had NO time goal in mind and repeated the words of coach George in my head. Start slow, finish fast. Race for your place, not a fast time. I woke up before 6 to check weather.com then […]

PR – Personal Record – The term brings me joy. This past weekend I ran the National 1/2 Marathon with 3 friends while another friend of ours ran a full at VA Beach. All of us set out with hopes of running a faster race than we had prior – but none of us knew […]