Category Archives: Racing

The Marathon – a one year reflection

In 2016 I ran the Pittsburgh Marathon, little did I know how much it would change my life. Continue reading

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Welcome to 2017!

It’s a new year! I’m very excited for what is to come in 2017 and that 2016 is behind me. Last year was definitely one of the hardest thus far and I grew a lot as a person. It was … Continue reading

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Race Recap – Cigna 5k 2016

I’m a little late with this recap, but a few things (like a much-needed vacation) happened right after the race. The Cigna 5k took place August 11, at 6:40 in the evening. Now, in New England, the weather was 93 degrees … Continue reading

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Pro Compression Socks – Review

I’ve been saying since my Marathon debut that I needed to get some more compression socks. In fact, I almost bought a pair at the marathon expo in Pittsburgh. But they are so darn expensive! Since I talk about running … Continue reading

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I’m a MARATHONER

It’s still unbelievable to think that I’m officially a Marathoner. There are so many emotions I experienced this weekend about the race. From a Saturday night freak out that they might cancel due to thunderstorms, to waking up Sunday morning … Continue reading

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The final countdown

I cannot believe that we’re here. Less than a week until the Pittsburgh Marathon! It’s crazy to me that on Friday I’ll be loading my gear into the car, ready to make the trek to Pennsylvania for the biggest, and … Continue reading

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Marathon Training – two months to go

I cannot believe that in less than two months I’ll be hitting the streets of Pittsburgh to do something I have never done before – RUN a MARATHON. I won’t lie, the training part of the race has been absolutely … Continue reading

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In honor of March

March is National Music in our Schools month, and with the Find Your Life Foundation as my charity for the Pittsburgh Marathon, it only seemed fitting that I take some time to explain why this is so important to me. … Continue reading

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Virtual Races

Virtual races have been around for a few years now, and even though I’ve always been weary of ordering a medal online and having it shipped to me, I decided that I would finally give it a go. One of … Continue reading

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The great shoe quest – Part 2

In the first part of this quest, I did some preliminary research on shoes, and narrowed all of the options down to three. Then, I set out to find the shoes and try them on my feet. At this point … Continue reading

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