Running With Family As A Team Makes The Best Kind Of 5k

Here’s what it was like to run in the Be The Match NYC 2018 run/walk. Running can be just as much as a team effort as it is a solo adventure. Between joining running groups to run with friends or signing up for races with relays, running doesn’t have to be so lonely. In fact, … Continue reading Running With Family As A Team Makes The Best Kind Of 5k

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What It’s Like To Finish The Last Training Run Before A Half Marathon

The alarm went off and the old familiar feeling came back. Like clockwork, I wanted to hit snooze but didn’t. I dressed and rushed to the door to meet my running buddy at the park. It is still dark out and the morning air is cold. But I don’t long for my warm bed because … Continue reading What It’s Like To Finish The Last Training Run Before A Half Marathon

KiwiCo Cricket Crate Review: Toddler Gets A Pet

“Dog,” my almost 2-year-old said lifting the felt stuffed animal. “Peek-a-boo,” I said, watching his toothy grin grow ear to ear. After watching me once, he too hid the animals under the flaps of the playground. We took turns hiding the rabbit under the slide and the cat into the house. Each time he would … Continue reading KiwiCo Cricket Crate Review: Toddler Gets A Pet

What It’s Like To Fundraise For A Race

It is a huge accomplishment to prepare both mentally and physically for a race and reach that goal. But there is something about fundraising for a race and meeting that target amount that outshines the feeling of crossing any finish line. I’ve run in four half marathons, a handful of 10k and countless 5ks in … Continue reading What It’s Like To Fundraise For A Race

The Last Long Run Before The Big Long Run

It’s the home stretch. My body is tired, but it still has the drive to keep going. My mind is set on finishing and there has not been a single doubt lingering that I won’t be able to meet my goal. It’s my last long run before my half marathon, 12 miles on a warm … Continue reading The Last Long Run Before The Big Long Run

Campfire Fall Photoshoot

When we think of fall we think of the changing leaves, browns and amber. We think of snuggling around the fire—whether snuggling on the couch or roasting s'mores by the campfire. So when it comes to fall photography, creating a campfire scene is simply adorable. We have a close friend who is an amazing photographer, … Continue reading Campfire Fall Photoshoot

Running Gear Review: CamelBak Quick Grip Chill Handheld Water Bottle Solves Hydration And Storage Needs For Mid-Distance Runners

The sun smiles brightly down, warming me to the bones. My skin becomes slippery and wet as perspiration beings to drip down the side of my face. My legs are in full sprint now, muscles pronounced and stretched like rubber bands. I am on fire, feeling like I own this run. Nothing can stop me … Continue reading Running Gear Review: CamelBak Quick Grip Chill Handheld Water Bottle Solves Hydration And Storage Needs For Mid-Distance Runners