Taking On Hills: New Challenges As A Half Marathoner

I can’t believe I am admitting this in writing, but I am learning to appreciate hilly runs. Well, I won’t go as far to say I love them, this is a long way from doing everything in my power to avoid them like the plague. There are a few reasons why running hills is important … Continue reading Taking On Hills: New Challenges As A Half Marathoner

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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

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 Why Hill Repeats Are Important For Runners

Runners have a love/hate relationship with hills. And while sometimes it’s an obstacle just to get motivated to lace up, adding hill repeats into regular running schedules is worth that uphill climb. For the longest time, I used to avoid hills at all costs. It’s much easier to stick to the flat lands, never going … Continue reading Here’s Why Hill Repeats Are Important For Runners

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