Germantown 5 miler

Up until about 9 months or so ago, Germantown, Md held about as much appeal to me as my semi-annual visits to the dentist.  Both were places I wouldn't generally find myself stepping foot into unless I had to go.  However this sleepy and somewhat rustic town was completely transformed in my opinion last September when … Continue reading Germantown 5 miler

Ocean City Half Marathon

Ok, ok - I know this post is quite late in it's inception.  Life's been quite busy lately, with some very exciting upcoming changes and events and some issues related to sick pets.   This, unfortunately, makes it hard to keep a tight handle on every aspect of my day to day activities, especially when I'm … Continue reading Ocean City Half Marathon

Cherry Blossom 10 Miler!

I woke up at 5:00 am on Sunday in preparation for running the 42nd annual Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Run in D.C. The race, dubbed the "runners rite of spring", typically occurs during what should be the peak bloom period of the cherry blossom trees around the Tidal Basin near the National Mall. Mother Nature held onto winter … Continue reading Cherry Blossom 10 Miler!

Tick tock…

I passed this small piece of artwork painted along a concrete  trail while out on a run in San Diego earlier this year.  As I ran past the picture, I processed it in my head and instantly thought it was such a powerful sentiment, but kept on running because I had a distinct amount of miles I wanted … Continue reading Tick tock…

Flakes to Flowers!

“Most people run a race to see who is fastest. I run a race to see who has the most guts.” - Steve Prefontaine This winter I signed up for the Montgomery County Road Runners “Flakes To Flowers” marathon-training program.  I’ve run two marathons previously, but never undertook a program with a group before.  I thought … Continue reading Flakes to Flowers!