An Ras Mor Race Recap

Photo: My kit for the race. Nike tights, Socks by Neon Bandits, Mizuno top, Shoes Nike Epic React Sometimes you put things out in the universe and instantly question whether it was the right decision or not. Well apparently, sometimes you need to put it out there to push yourself. I wasn’t panning to go […]

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Joining The Heartbreakers

Most people are surprised that I didn’t start really running until after I was 30.  I didn’t enter my first race (Cambridge Classic 5K) until 2014 when I was 37 & was hooked. I mostly followed training plans I found through apps or online but didn’t understand a lot of the terminology. Over the next few years […]

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2017 B.A.A. 10K

The B.A.A. 10 K will always have a special place in my heart. I first ran it in 2014 and it was my second ever road race (my first being the Cambridge Classic 5K). It was also the first race where world elite athletes would be on the same course as me. I remember walking […]

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Tracksmith & Racedots

First of all, sorry for my lack of posting, I’ve been super busy (aka lazy) & neglected my new hobby. Trying to get back to once a week posts, I have a few lined up already. I turned 41 this month and the crew pictured above helped me ring it in. Big thanks to my […]

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Ode to SPF

Let’s face it, I’m never going to be tan. I have that super pale skin with pink undertones that needs excellent sun protection. I also have extremely sensitive skin that reacts badly to lots of things in many skincare products. Being a runner who dreads the treadmill, I’m exposed to the sun’s rays a lot. […]

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Becca Pizzi Family Fun Run

5K’s are really fun if you’re used to running longer distances. They also don’t require a lot of prep for me at this point. They’re quick and fun and you can just carry on with your day afterwards. I was very excited when Andrea Croak invited me via Facebook to the Becca Pizzi Family Fun […]

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Saucony Ride 9 Reflex

I’m not much of a shopper when it comes to clothing. I treat it as a chore that I do every season as a necessity. The one exception to that rule is running gear. For some reason I truly enjoy shopping for gear that I use while training/racing. So, I was more than a little […]

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Boston Marathon 2017 Recap

Let’s face it, I was a reluctant marathoner at best. It wasn’t a goal of mine, I thought it seemed crazy and I didn’t think my body would be able to take 26.2 grueling miles. Well I was wrong. I completed the Boston Marathon and in the process learned a lot about myself. I saw […]

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