hike hīk/ noun noun: hike; plural noun: hikes 1. a long walk, especially in the country or wilderness. synonyms: walk, trek, tramp, trudge, slog, footslog, march; ramble “a five-mile hike The weather in Leesburg today is absolutely delightful. I ran a crisp 4 miles this morning at 5 something. Ran into a skunk, had […]


Before I moved to Leesburg and made my way to the end of the W & OD Trail I was always curious what the end would look like. Here are pictures I took on a run last week!   The W & OD Trail is 45 miles long, so as you can imagine different parts […]


Friday night we headed to the Leesburg Halloween parade with some friends and met up with others. The parade is a fun tradition that this town has been doing since 1957!! In my opinion it is one of the best parades the hold. The 4th of July parade is a close second. It was estimated in 2006 {I […]

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Saturday’s 13 miler was the type of run that makes you remember each and every reason why you fell in love with running in the first place. It was not easy and it certainly was not fast but it was beautiful and it was OUTSIDE. After spending what feels like weeks upon weeks on the treadmill […]

Run Me Home

Race Name: Run Me Home 5K Race Location: Leesburg, VA Race Date: 4.27.13 Race Website: Results: Parking: Plenty of parking located at Catoctin Elementary or Loudoun County Highschool Photos: Free photos from a couple of different local photographers Eric and I decided race morning to sign up for this local 5K. My mother-in-law […]


Race Name: Mother’s Day 4 Miler Race Location: Reston, VA Race Date: 5.12.13 Potomac River Running Race Website: Results: Parking: Plenty of parking located at Browns Chapel Park, short walk to race start. Stroller recommended if you have small children. Photos: Free photos {this is an awesome perk of all PR Race Series […]

Reston 10 Miler

A new marathon and half marathon is coming to Reston, Virginia! The Reston Marathon and Half Marathon will take place on March 24th, 2013. Race Information: Start: South Lakes High School, Reston VA Marathon Start Time: 7:30 am Half Marathon Start Time: 8:00 am Race website: Questions: email Registration opened this past Sunday […]