Two PRs In One Week: Race Recaps And Strategies For Placing At A 5k

Aside from placing in a race, getting a PR is the ideal scenario for any runner who has a competitive bone in them. I managed to do both: place in a race for the first time ever, and set my new personal record. Then just a few days later I set yet another PR. As … Continue reading Two PRs In One Week: Race Recaps And Strategies For Placing At A 5k

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This Is What It’s Like To Place At A 5K

I hadn’t been nervous for a race in a really long time. The butterflies felt foreign the night before as I lay in bed thinking about the morning that lies ahead. Soon they rested their wings as I envisioned crossing the finish line as my feet flew. Instead, the cheerleaders in my head clapped their … Continue reading This Is What It’s Like To Place At A 5K

Here’s What It’s Like To Run New Jersey’s Stomp The Monster 5k

We hit the ground running—quite literally—as runners. And as much as we do it for ourselves we often do it for others. We aspire to be a role for our children and families. We also run in honor of those who can’t. And as much as we sign up for races for our own agendas, … Continue reading Here’s What It’s Like To Run New Jersey’s Stomp The Monster 5k

Red Bank Classic 5K Review

Red Bank is a trendy town. With its quaint yet urban feel, it has been known to be a hot spot for the past few years because of its restaurant and bar scene. Day trips are perfect for strolls down Broad Street checking out the boutiques or walking down to Red Bank Reach to watch … Continue reading Red Bank Classic 5K Review

Miles With Moms 5k Race Recap

As a mom, we are already always on-the-go. And now that my son is getting older, I am constantly chasing after him. But that doesn’t mean that I stopped chasing my own dreams as well—especially when it comes to running. I absolutely love my role as mama, but I also identify as a runner. Sometimes … Continue reading Miles With Moms 5k Race Recap

The Max Challenge of Old Bridge 5k Race Review

Another day, another 5k. A runner knows it’s springtime when just about every weekend there is a race taking place that we want to be part of. I decided to run this local 5k put together by the Max Challenge of Old Bridge gym for a few reasons. First and foremost, it was for a … Continue reading The Max Challenge of Old Bridge 5k Race Review

Ridge Road Run 5k Race Recap

My weekend running adventures continued on Sunday with the Ridge Road Run for Suicide Prevention. Located at Rumson-Fair Haven High School, this 5k started out back behind the school’s track,taking runners through the beautiful neighborhood of Rumson, and up a hill before lopping around and heading back for the school and ending on the track. … Continue reading Ridge Road Run 5k Race Recap