Join Me as We Run Around the World!

If Girls Ran the World Virtual Run!

What would happen if girls ran the world?! I’m so excited to announce that I am teaming up with If Girls Ran the World and Fit Approach to virtually run around the world!  We’ll be raising funds and awareness that will benefit charities that work to empower women and girls every day. 24,901 miles by October 31st This October, as part of the If Girls Ran the World event, people around the world will collectively and virtually run around the {Read More}

PrAna + Organic Valley Giveaway!

prAna and Organic Valley Giveaway!

This post is sponsored by prAna through my affiliation with FitApproach, as always, all opinions are my own. The kids are back to school, and I’ll be heading back this week as well…  I guess that means that fall is right around the corner!  Now, I love fall, I do… sweaters, and boots, and cooler weather, (and yes, pumpkin spice as well)…  But I’m a summer kind of gal.  So saying goodbye to the days of summer is gonna be hard! You know {Read More}

12 Common Running Terms for Beginners

12 Running Terms Defined! A Glossary for Beginners!

New to running? Or just starting to read up on training plans?  There are probably a lot of running-specific terms that you have never heard before.  Or maybe you’ve heard it, but you’re not entirely sure what it means?  Runners do seem to have their own language, so… Here are 12 running definitions to help you out! While this list is not at all comprehensive, it does contain most of the terms that I myself have had to look up. 1. Race {Read More}

Training Recap and Race Updates

Training Recap and Race Updates

It’s been a while since I’ve done a Training Recap, so I’m pretty excited to get back into it! So, what am I training for?  That is an excellent question…  because, I’m not really sure. This next week should officially start my Richmond Marathon training.  It would be my third year in a row running it, and it is one of my all time favorite races.  BUT, I haven’t signed up yet, and honestly, I’m not sure I will.  Since {Read More}

Amazing Grass Protein Superfood – Review and Giveaway

Amazing Grass Review and Giveaway

This post is sponsored by Amazing Grass through my affiliation with FitApproach, as always, all opinions are my own. Do you use protein powders? I do.  A quick protein drink is just what I need after a morning workout!  So I was really excited when Amazing Grass sent me their Chocolate Peanut Butter (yum!) Protein Superfood to try!  I had never tried this particular protein powder, but I had heard great things about it. Look at all these goodies! All Amazing Grass {Read More}

2016 Blue Ridge Half Marathon Race Recap

Blue Ridge Half Marathon Recap

In April, I had the pleasure of running the Blue Ridge Half Marathon in Roanoke as an official blogger for the race.  Now that its mid-June, I’m thinking it is probably about time I post a race recap…  So, here it goes! Before the Race Race weekend started on Friday when we dropped the kids off at their grandparents, and my husband and I drove down to Roanoke.  Last year when we drove to Roanoke to run the Blue Ridge {Read More}

#prAnaSpringStyle – prAna Review and Discount Code

prAna Review and Discount Code

This post is sponsored by prAna through my affiliation with FitApproach.  As always, all opinions are my own. If you’ve been reading my blog or following me on Instagram, then you probably know that prAna is hands-down one of my favorite clothing brands.  So, when I had the opportunity to review an item from their new spring line, I jumped on it! I have been eyeing the Kara Jean for a while now, and let me tell you, they do not {Read More}

Weekly Recap and a Big Announcement! #RunBlueRidge

Blue Ridge Marathon - America's Toughest Road Race

Well, now that the Marine Corps Marathon and the Richmond Marathon have come and gone, my 2015 racing year is winding down… So, what’s next for me? More on that in a minute.  😉 I felt great after finishing Richmond, like best I have ever felt after a marathon…  Still, I took the entire week off following the race.  I didn’t run, even though I was tempted to lace up my shoes every time I saw someone out on a {Read More}

#EatMighty Powdered Peanut Butter Protein Balls and Giveaway!

Mighty Nut Peanut Butter Protein Balls and Giveawy

This post is sponsored by Mighty Nut through my affiliation with FitApproach, as always, all opinions are my own. Have you tried a powdered peanut butter yet? I had not, so I was super excited to hear that Peanut Butter & Co just launched Mighty Nut, their new powdered peanut butter.  And, that I would get to try it out! Here’s a little bit of background from their website:  Each batch of Mighty Nut is created from quality USA grown peanuts. The peanuts are {Read More}

Weekly Marathon Training Recap 9/7 – 9/13

Marine Corps Marathon and Richmond Marathon Training Recap

What a week!   I’m a few days late with  my recap, but better late than never, right?! We’ll just jump right in… Monday – Labor Day. We pushed our long run, (usually on Saturday) to Monday because of the holiday.  So the week started with 16 miles.  Not a bad run, but we (my husband and I), got a pretty late start so it was midday and super hot by the time we finished, and our pace was slower {Read More}