13.2 miles + Why not run a half marathon on 1,300 feet of elevation + Meal Prep + Is it too big?

Happy Easter everyone! We failed as dog moms as we didn't bust out the bunny outfits for Emmy and Bella. I set my alarm at an early 7:30am (early for me) as I wanted to hit up Eisenhower Park for the first time. I've been thinking about running trails since I crossed that finish line …

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Best Queso + Wedding Cake Ordered + Trail Maps + Scooters + Real Ale Brewery

Happy Saturday! Friday evening started by dropping Lynn's car off to get repaired from hail damage. Last weeks storms sadly left a few dents in her car. After we dropped off, we cruised around downtown, looked at neighborhoods, and ended up near the River Walk and the King William District. This area is so beautiful …

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I did it! Austin Rattler 33k in the books + 3rd Place +

I'll have a full race recap tomorrow, but wanted to say that I DID IT! That was THE hardest thing I've ever done race wise, but one of the most rewarding! Doing 21.7 miles on the road can get a little challenging for me, mostly mentally. However, having a few thousand feet of elevation gain, …

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Austin Rattler MTB Leadville Qualifier Race + 33k Eve + GU for it

What. A. Fabulous. Day Alarm went off bright and early, but we were super excited as we were headed to the Austin Rattler Put on by Youphoria Productions!!!! Today was the 33k, 66k and 100k MTB race with the two latter being Leadville qualifiers. Aren't the hats adorable? We each got one along with a …

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New Running Mantra + Summer has Arrived + 2.5 days + Wedding Bands

Happy Thursday! Y'all, summer has freaking arrived! I decided that I couldn't stomach the same trail path last night so I decided to switch it up. After this weekends race, I'm going to venture out to new scenery so it doesn't get so monotonous. That being said, I decided to do 4 loops around where …

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2nd Overall Female and 1st in Age Group + Lots of work to do + Wedding Venue Visit + UVA Basketball Headed to NCAA Championships

Whoa. What a Saturday! We woke up early to make the trek to Fredericksburg for yesterday morning's 5k. I was very relieved that it wasn't torrential downpour as previously forecast, and a small drizzle was all that remained. I def had game face on as I lined up at the front! It was, however, humid …

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