Myself, Michelle and Jess will be taking over Fitness Magazine’s instagram account on Monday April 21! Jess and I will be running the race and taking pictures at Athlete’s Village, along the course, and at the finish – while Michelle will be spectating and sending you what she is seeing from the sidelines. The three of […]

Boston Snez 2

After what felt like a couple of month hiatus from sharing my randomness on this blog {really it was about two weeks – so short no one even noticed I was gone – ha} – I officially feel back and ready to share! At the beginning of April my mom {@misslesleyruns on twitter and instagram} was interviewed […]


Today’s giveaway is for an I Run This Body Wrap bracelet. I’m a {big} fan of this bracelet for obvious reasons!! I believe in the power of the mind and think that it can control the body. I believe that this statement relates not only to running but also to life. Every day you have […]

Good Runs Happen

Last Friday I did something I don’t typically do. I quit. 3 miles in to my run I couldn’t take it any longer. The heat and humidity were making me feel like I wanted to throw up. I tried to push through and remind myself that summer running is hard but it didn’t work. I […]

Kara Goucher 2

I literally just got off the phone with Kara Goucher and I’m smiling from ear to ear. Pinch me. Did that really just happen? Kara is in Nashville this weekend for the Rock N Roll Nashville Marathon. She had a few moments to spare before a shake out run with around 400 Nissan employees {who […]

4 - 23 - 13

8 warmer miles this morning: Mile 1: 8:22 Mile 2: 8:07 Mile 3: 7:56 Mile 4: 7:44 Mile 5: 7:52 Mile 6: 7:47 Mile 7: 7:20 Mile 8: 7:18 I’m not training for anything in particular right now but it’s still a VERY good idea to mix up the paces on my runs. If you have the […]

25 Miles

As I type this – I’m dancing at my desk. Some Nights is playing in the background. I’m embracing fear. I said I was smart – maybe I am – maybe I’m not. What I ultimately decided was that I didn’t know why I was giving up a race I loved for one that I was only half […]