While providing course support and watching the Rock N’ Roll Marathon/Half Marathon DC on Saturday, it occurred to me that running as a sport is growing in popularity and therefore there are a lot of new runners . With new runners comes new spectators! As a seasoned spectator and race participant, I thought it would be fun to put together a list of some tips on how to best support your friends,… Read More

The Asheville Marathon and Half Marathon at the Biltmore Estate takes place in March. This year I had the pleasure of being able to complete the race as an ambassador. My husband and I made the 8 hour drive from Washington DC to Asheville, NC the Thursday before the race. We’d heard such great things about the area and wanted to be able to explore a bit before the race. Thankfully, the… Read More

Last weekend, my husband did the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, DC. I was originally signed up for this however, opted to defer to 2015 due to lots of unexpected training interruptions over the summer. While I thought to defer my husband decided to try out completing the marathon. He had done races before on very little training so he figured why not another. On race morning, I dropped him off in… Read More

Rise and Shine! Let’s run a Half Marathon! More specifically let’s run the Nike Women’s Half Marathon through the streets of Washington, DC. We got up bright and early at 4:45am to catch a metro and take the Orange line from Arlington into DC. We left around 5:45am which is a ¬†little earlier than we would have because I wanted to get there in time to catch the Half Fanatics photo. Afterwards,… Read More