Fitness Friday #3 & Celebrations!

Fitness Friday #3 & Celebrations!

My workouts this week definitely looked a little different than they usually do.  Change in routine is good for us though…that’s how I’m looking at this week’s Fitness Friday anyway! Saturday: No run/workouts, spent the day at the RW Expo, and getting ready for the half marathon on Sunday. Ice Bath-Bart Yasso suggested trying this … Continue reading

Runner’s World Marathon Half Recap

Runner’s World Marathon Half Recap

I wasn’t sure what to expect running a half marathon 21 days after completing a full marathon.  Sure, a lot of people have done this with even less time in between races, but I knew for me this might be a challenge.  I also didn’t taper for this race.  I took some easy days after … Continue reading

Runner’s World Half Marathon Expo!

Runner’s World Half Marathon Expo!

When I first heard there was going to be a Runner’s World Event in Bethlehem, PA, I knew I had to sign up!  Not only would it be a whole weekend full of running festivities, but it was also being held in the area where my husband went to college.   What an incredible weekend … Continue reading

Question of the Week: Post Race Problems

Question of the Week: Post Race Problems

I’ve heard some great input from everyone with both responses (from the question of the week) AND and question of the week ideas.  I was planning on using one of the ideas someone offered for today’s post, but I had to push another topic to the top last minute… {I decided that it would be … Continue reading

This Week’s Featured Runner #10

This Week’s Featured Runner #10

This week’s Featured Runner is a fellow #sweatpink and #fitfluential Ambassador!  She also blogs over at Sneakers and Fingerpaints.  Curious how she came up with the unique name for her blog?  I was too… {“My blog name came from my two biggest passions: working out and being an artist (there’s more info in my story … Continue reading

#Sweatpink Blog SWAP!

#Sweatpink Blog SWAP!

Today I have a special treat for you… Steph from Steph’s Miles is taking over my blog!  She is ready to share a little about herself and how she got into running.  I hope you all enjoy her and much as I do.  Take it away Steph! Hey There! My name is Stephanie and I blog … Continue reading

Fitness Friday #2

Fitness Friday #2

“It’s about sharing progress and successes, not perfection.” “Celebrating the one thing we all have in common. A passion and commitment for living a healthy lifestyle.” Want to join in?  Click the picture to read all about Fitness Friday and how to join! Saturday: Day off from running, took it off because I felt like … Continue reading

Question of the Week Answered: Awards

Question of the Week Answered: Awards

What has been your favorite race award? The most popular responses were:  money, paperweights, pint glasses, and mugs.  Other responses included:  socks, bike pedals, finisher medals, a clock, beer, almond butter, and even a pie! My Thoughts:  Sounds like some great awards for some well deserving athletes! My husband and I thought about some unique … Continue reading

Race Recap:  The Cupcake Classic 5k

Race Recap: The Cupcake Classic 5k

I ran a 5k race on Monday night.  Sounds unusual, right?  It was the 2nd Annual Cupcake Classic Virtual Race! This 5k run takes place anytime during this week: October 14-21.  Last week, we were sent our “virtual race packets,” including a racing bib for our name and instructions how to submit our times and … Continue reading