I know I'm supposed to be a fitness blog, but it looks like I'm going to masquerading for the next month as a travel blog! In a few hours, I'm flying out to Spain for field school and then I'll be heading to Dublin to visit one of my best friends. I am very excited, … Continue reading Warning: Travel Blog Imposter!
Apparently yesterday, September 30th, was International Podcast Day! I am a huge fan of podcasts, but unfortunately I didn't have much time to "celebrate" yesterday, I was on a grad school visit, so a day late, I'm going to share with you all my favorite podcasts I listen to while I'm on a run (...or … Continue reading #InternationalPodcastDay!
You may notice, Few Loyal Followers, that this is my second race post in one week. Why do two races in one week, you ask? Poor timing is the answer. And procrastination. I finished the NPS Virtual 10K on Thursday because I had to submit my time by Saturday and this 5K had been scheduled … Continue reading Race: City of Presidents 5K
I'm coming in just under the wire for this one. I signed up for the NPS 100th Birthday 10K back at the beginning of the month and kept intending to complete it but kept getting distracted. I only have two days to submit a time so today was really the last day I could do … Continue reading Race: NPS Virtual 10K
Today I decided to test my mile time in a hurricane! Okay, so Hermine was downgraded long before she reached New England. It did wreak some havoc on the Cape, but I live on the South Shore so it wasn't that bad. Just driving rain, gusting winds. Walking home last night, with the sky … Continue reading A Mile in a (Downgraded) Storm
This morning was the kind of morning that would derail my progress in years past. It was a pretty terrible run. I started with the intent to do a 45 minute speed workout and ended up with a slow 2.9 miles. AND I had to walk part of the last mile. So not good. The … Continue reading Bad Run, Bad!
As I watched the Closing Ceremonies of the 2016 Rio Olympics, I'm definitely feeling sad that it's over. But I'm left with a few moments that will stick with me as motivation through the next few years. Abbey D'Agostino's Smile I think everyone felt this one. I was actually up, watching it live. Abbey is … Continue reading Closing Rio 2016