• 10 Tried and True Running Tips

    Hello, everyone and Happy Monday! I hope you all are off to a great week. The first day of fall is this Friday, and I am so excited. Who’s with me?! I’ve talked about running and fitness a number of times on my blog before, like 5 Running Essentials, but today, I wanted to highlight some running tips I have grown to LOVE. Nic and I have started consistently running about 3 times a week now and it’s been great. We love going on runs together and it’s a great activity to do together. Any who, since we’ve been running more consistently, I wanted to share tips we have both…

  • 5 Running Essentials

    This 50 degree weather has been giving me major spring fever! I know this isn’t good to think considering it’s STILL February… but hey, a girl can dream right? One of the many things I get excited about when the weather gets warmer is running outside (no surprise there). As I’ve started to run outside again, I’ve realized that there are some running essentials that help make my run the best it can be. These essentials all help me in their individual ways. Jersey Tank – I always wear jersey tanks when I go for a run. I never really like wearing shirts with sleeves when I run, so I always go…

  • Half Marathon Training For Beginners

    Hello, my friends! A few people have asked me what my training schedule looked like for my half marathon (especially since it was my first big race). My training schedule was very untraditional but I did have a little routine that helped me prepare for the race. I signed up for my half on June 19 and race day was September 25. So, I knew I had enough time to start training (and I knew once I signed up I was committed). At this point, I had only been running about 1 -2 miles a week. I casually (no pun intended) ran here and there, didn’t stick to a schedule and didn’t…

  • Friday Favorites

    Friday is the beginning of the weekend and a day to relax and rejuvinate. Every Friday, I make time to do some of my favorite things. Here is what my Friday looks (and will) look like! Run I have been training for a half marathon and it’s been an exciting adventure! On Fridays, I run with one of our family friends, Mary Kate. We run through Peninsula State Park and not only enjoy each others company, but the view around us. Today, we ran a little over 5 miles! It was a gloomy and rainy morning. Many may think that indicates a bad day, but for us it meant getting…