20160218_152250317_iOS

Running While on Vacation | Jeff Galloway Tips

Summer vacation is coming up! I am ready for some free time to travel and explore different places. But, of course, I need to keep up my training as I have at least 2 marathons coming up in the next year, as well as tons of other races I will be running. Running while on vacation can be a bit tricky, but it is a really good time to explore new running routes! Jeff Galloway has some tips for running while way from home: Vacation Run…

Read More »

Fav recipe copy

My 5 Favorite Recipes

It is almost summer which means I will actually have time to cook! LOL! I thought I would share with you five of my favorite recipes. They are all vegan and gluten-free. Click on the pictures to get the recipe. I hope you enjoy!! Spaghetti Squash Curry   Thai Butternut Squash Soup Pad Thai Inspired Noodles Healthy Fried Rice Indian Butter Chickpeas I am linking up for the Friday Five:    

Read More »

IMG_6605

2016 Cherry Blossom 10-Miler Race Recap

The Cherry Blossom 10-miler is an annual race that takes place in Washington, D.C. in early April. If you are lucky, it coincides with the peak bloom of the beautiful Cherry Blossoms that line the water basin and other areas around town. Unfortunately, we had strange weather this year and peak bloom was about a week or so earlier than the race. That week was also windy and rainy, so most of the beautiful blossoms fell off before we could enjoy them. One of the…

Read More »

{"total_effects_time":56984,"total_draw_time":0,"total_effects_actions":47,"uid":"0BFCDFB6-E554-4095-8803-BC7F34674CDF_1462113668759","tools_used":{"crop":1,"perspective":0,"shape_crop":0,"stretch":0,"free_crop":0,"resize":0,"adjust":0,"clone":0,"selection":0,"flip_rotate":0,"tilt_shift":0,"enhance":0,"curves":0,"motion":0},"layers_used":0,"effects_tried":47,"sources":[],"brushes_used":0,"photos_added":1,"effects_applied":1,"total_draw_actions":0,"height":1773,"total_editor_time":113855,"width":2022,"origin":"gallery","total_editor_actions":{"text":0,"shape_mask":0,"border":0,"square_fit":0,"lensflare":0,"clipart":0,"frame":0,"callout":0,"mask":0}}

Race Recap: CroppMetcalfe’s Bug Run 5k

My racing season is now in full swing! Two weeks ago I ran the Blue Ridge Half Marathon, and this past weekend was Bishop Event’s CroppMetcalfe’s Bug Run 5k in Lorton, VA. Location: Pohick Bay Park in Lorton, VA. Previous races run here include 5k at the Bay. Weather: Rainy. It had been raining all night long and continued all morning. Course: Mostly trail, some paved road, some gravel. Hilly. Muddy. The theme of this race was bugs. There was a raffle for Nationals baseball tickets for…

Read More »