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My latest post for Women’s Running is up on their blog HERE For those of you who love instagram {or are addicted like me}, the post is basically a list of popular running hashtags and why you should use them {to make new friends!}. Long gone are the days when it was something hush hush if you […]

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Here is what my week looked like last week in terms of running! Monday: 8 miles – 8:05 avg – 265 feet elevation gain {am – 1 treadmill mile – 15 minutes of strength} 8:22/8:35/8:20/8:09/8:00/7:49/7:51/7:34 Tuesday: 8 miles – 8:15 avg – 269 feet elevation gain 8:28/8:40/8:28/8:09/8:13/8:56/8:07/7:53 Wednesday: 20 minutes of strength Thursday: 6 miles […]

I’m at the point in training where I’m questioning why I signed up to run a spring marathon. I’m tired of being cold. Despite my house being a lovely 71 degrees, I walk around wearing a hat and finger-less gloves. The thought of running 18 miles outside this weekend is enough to make me want […]

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I’m back home from a whirlwind weekend in San Antonio at the Rock n Roll Expo and Half Marathon. My heart is full, my legs are tired, and it is back to all things mommyhood. Our elf on the shelf did not move last night, I’m blaming that on my tired legs and the rush […]

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This morning I’m hopping on a flight and making my way to Vegas for the third year in a row. I’m excited to represent Mazda this year as a Game Changer via their partnership with Rock N Roll Marathons. You can read about the partnership here — http://www.mazdausamedia.com/COMPETITOR-GROUP-AND-MAZDA-ANNOUNCE-EXPANDED-PARTNERSHIP I’ll be in the Mazda booth today […]

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When my children are bad we typically take something away from them that means something to them. Today has been one of those days where Colton is a crank and then is super loving – up – down – up – down. The only positive to the pissy mood he is in, is that he keeps saying […]

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Right after I ran Rock N Roll 1/2 for fun I headed to LA to meet up with 2 other 26 Strong teams that had been chosen for a Saucony/Competitor Magazine photo shoot. When I flew out there I had no idea that my cadet, Danielle and I would end up on the cover of […]

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  If’ I’m being truthful, it wasn’t love at first sight. In my heart I knew maybe our paths crossed for a reason, but I’m old enough to know that things come and go. As days turned to weeks, weeks to months, and months to years, I felt like this was something that could possibly last. I […]

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Here are my top 5 reasons why you should join me in running Rock ‘N’ Roll Las Vegas. 1. You get the big marathon experience with a smaller marathon feel. I’ve run large marathons and small marathons. I’ve finished first and I’ve finished 2,049,823,498 (slight exaggeration). When I run a larger marathon now, it’s typically for the […]

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I can’t believe it’s almost September already!! Where does the time go? On the last day of August here are ten songs to add to your running or workout playlist! This month’s top 10 list plays host to a variety of dance cuts, club remixes, and curious collaborations. On the cardio front, you’ll find a pair […]

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I’m excited to announce that I am part of an expanded partnership between Mazda USA and Rock N Roll Marathon! I will be the Tastemaker at four Rock N Roll races this year and will be at the expo where you can share your stories of how running has been a game changer in your […]

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How is it already the 9th of July? It feels like 2014 just started and now it’s more than half over!! If you are looking for some new songs to add to your fall/winter marathon training playlist here are the top 10 from RunHundred for July! This month’s top 10 list plays host to an […]

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  The Capital Challenge Race came and went faster than a blink of an eye. Hard to believe I’ve been volunteering at this race since before Chloe was born. I find the older I get the faster time moves. One of the things I’ve been working on lately is to be present in the moment. […]

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This is the time of year that my heart starts to flutter when I think about running. After making it through another winter and having a serious love/hate relationship with running – now is when our relationship turns to pure love and happiness on {almost} every run. Monday – 8 miles pushing Colton. On Mondays I […]

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It’s been awhile since I have had to log any serious mileage while pushing the running stroller. I knew before starting my run this morning that it was going to be hard no matter the pace. Colton hasn’t been in to running or going to the gym with me lately and for one reason or […]