#GameOnPGH: That time I ran 26.2 miles and lived to tell the tale – Part Two

Read Part One here.  May 1 had finally arrived. There were no more training runs, no more carb-loading meals, no more injuries to stretch out. Just a mere 26.2 miles to run. Best Sister ever! My sister drove me downtown that morning and served as an amazing Race Crew for the day! She walked me […]

#GameOnPGH: That time I ran 26.2 miles and lived to tell the tale – Part One

Leading up to registration and throughout my training, there were many times where I questioned whether or not I would actually be able to pull this off and run a marathon. Do you know how many miles that is? A LOT (well, 26.2 to be exact). SO MUCH RUNNING.  Do I even like running that […]

February/March Goal Progress

First, congratulations to the winner of yesterday’s Flash Giveaway and fellow Nuunbassador, Shannon! You’ll have to comment on this post and let me know which distance you are planning to run! 🙂  Oops…totally forgot to post a goals update at the end of February. But the good news is that while I neglected to post about it, […]

#GAMEONPGH: It’s a FLASH GIVEAWAY!!

Hi everyone! Registration for the Pittsburgh Marathon closes TOMORROW (3/31/2016) but you can still save $10 off any race registration using code HOPKINS2016.  OR, you can enter below for a chance to win a FREE registration to either the Full or Half Marathon events! This flash giveaway is today (3/30/2016) only so ENTER and share […]

Level Up Virtual Runs: The Runner Awakens

In February, Brad at Level Up Virtual Runs contacted me asking if I’d be interested in reviewing their February virtual run, The Runner Awakens. Anxious to help out a new company and because, well, the medal looked SWEET, I happily agreed! I also figured this would be a great addition to my training for the […]

#GameOnPGH: Fuel!

This month, I’m going to talk about fuel! I’m excited to share with you all about some of my favorite running fuel options, for before, during, and after runs!  I’m proud and excited to be a brand ambassador for the official on-course fuel of this year’s Pittsburgh Marathon, Honey Stinger!  I have been using Honey […]

#GameOnPGH: Earn Dick’s Sporting Goods rewards with your Fitbit!

This week’s “News from the Pittsburgh Marathon” included information about a cool feature that I wanted to pass on to all of you: INSIDE THE GEAR WITH DICK’S The amount of time and gear necessary to train -and train correctly- for a marathon rivals any other sport. It’s more than just shoes. It’s the moisture […]