The Race to the "Creek" 5K took place on the 4th of July to raise money for the Patuxent High Cross Country team (That was my high school 100 years ago!). When my mom sent me a link to sign up for this 5K I was excited that I would be visiting Maryland that week … Continue reading Race to the “Creek” 5K
Another year another maniac. I've written before about this gritty muddy obstacle race and how dirty and intense it is, and all of that is still true. As the day of the race approached I found myself fearing certain obstacles more than in years previous. Year one, I tumbled over the "Blobstacle" with a decidedly … Continue reading Rugged Maniac 2017!
On June 3rd I joined some of my Rugged Maniac team mates for a fun run that bills it'self as "The World’s first Running Music Festival" at the Aviator Sports & Events Center in Brooklyn. The Night Nation Run website states clearly that if you are hoping for a PR, this is probably not the … Continue reading Night Nation Run!
I've already told you that I will be running the Baltimore Running Festival Half Marathon in October and raising money for Back on My Feet! As we get closer to the race and training gets more serious along with my fundraising efforts, I thought it was time to give you some more information about Back on … Continue reading Back on My Feet: FundRACING
Anyone who knows me knows how much I love Avocados. It's not a subversive edgy opinion- basically everyone loves them. It's actually a trend at this point. The way everyone went bananas for bacon and there were bacon band-aides and bacon cupcakes and bacon smoothies-- now the avocado is getting the same treatment. Unlike the gross … Continue reading Avocado Toast
A few months ago my friend Vanessa invited me to a boxing class with her at Overthrow. She sent me a link to sign up for a free month of Class Pass so I could join her. I did not plan to keep up a membership but I'm totally hooked. I love Class Pass, if you'd like … Continue reading Class Pass
On April 29th I got back into the 5k game with the Run for the Wild 5k at the Bronx Zoo! With 5,197 participants this race was pretty huge. It was amazing to see such a turn out to support The Wildlife Conservation Society! Personally I cannot imagine trying to organize an event for that … Continue reading Run for the Wild 5k
Recently my shins started hurting, and then by the time they felt better my knee started hurting. What do you do when your shins hurt and your knee hurts? Well, if you're smart you lay off running and do other kinds of exercise. I chose to sit around. Naturally, that led to some weight gain and … Continue reading New streak! Getting back on track