Happy Medal Monday! I’m still on a high from yesterday’s Fairfield Half Marathon. Let’s get started with the recap! Before I get started, you should know that I ran this half marathon last year. It was my second half marathon and I was just convinced I was going to get a PR…even though I knew […]
Archives for June 2015
NYRR Queens 10K Race Recap – When Humidity Attacks!
Another weekend, another race! It’s been a very busy month since I’ve had races every weekend. The Queens 10K was my last 10K race this month and I have a half marathon coming up on Sunday (fun times!). Source The weather here has been unpredictable to say the least! Everyone was prepared for tons of […]
#FrugalFridays – Random Act of Kindness Giveaway (PRO Compression)
It’s Friday so you know what that means – deals and bargains! This week I want to try something a little different. It’s been a while since I’ve done a random act of kindness so I figured I should do something about that! I’ve shared my love of PRO Compression many, many, many times on my […]
Global Corporate Challenge
Today I’m giving a huge shout out to my full-time job for all of their Wellness Programs, and also explain why I just quit my second “job”. Let’s discuss! Let me start off by saying I’m really lucky because I actually like my job. It’s about a 10-15 minute drive from my house, I like […]
NYRR Oakley New York Mini 10K Race Recap
Today I ran the NYRR Oakley New York Mini 10K race in Central Park. I knew the weather would be pretty bad so I didn’t have any high expectations about this race, but I was surprised at how hard this race was for me today. But first, the good stuff! NYRR is one of the most […]
#FrugalFridays – Workout Clothes at Walmart?
Welcome to another installment of #FrugalFridays. Today we’re talking about Walmart. Truth be told, if I have a choice between Walmart and Target, I’ll usually choose Target. Originally I was going to do this post about Target, but I feel that people already know about the awesome workout gear you can buy there, especially Chin […]
Hope in Motion 10K Race Recap
Another weekend, another race recap 🙂 On Sunday I ran the Hope in Motion 10K. Before getting into the race recap, I think I need to break down the significance of this race. Waaaaay back in 2011 I participated in the Hope in Motion walk with a team from my job. I always knew about the 5k run […]
Let’s Celebrate National Running Day!
Today is June 3rd, also known as National Running Day! I thought this would be a great chance to explain the question, “Why do you run?” You need to challenge yourself in order to grow as a person It’s pretty simple – I run because it’s a challenge for me. Running is NOT something that […]
What an Experience! The 2015 A Healthy U Conference
On Saturday I attended the 2nd Annual A Healthy U Conference in New York City. I first heard about the conference on Instagram and then on a blog I read often. I follow Nellie on Instagram and that’s how I initially found out about the conference. Its always great to meet IG friends in real […]
Stamford Boys & Girls Club Corporate 5K Race Recap
Last week my mom and I ran the Stamford Boys & Girls Club Corporate 5K. Whenever there is a 5K or 10K race in Stamford, I usually try to sign up for it since those races usually support charities. That is one of the main reasons why I like to run local races. But I […]