One Tough Pumpkin: I Ran The Great Pumpkin Run 5k Holding A Pumpkin The Entire Time

I am a tough pumpkin. Literally. After coming across the information for The Great Pumpkin Run I knew I had to do this one. Besides all the cool swag given to runners, it seemed like the perfect fall race. But of course, running a 5k wasn’t enough for me. I read about the Tough Pumpkin … Continue reading One Tough Pumpkin: I Ran The Great Pumpkin Run 5k Holding A Pumpkin The Entire Time

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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

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

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