Picture this: You're out for a run. You round a bend, and right in front of you is a nice long hill that appears to go on forever. What is your first thought? Mine definitely used to be "Ugh, seriously?" I giggle a little now when I think about that reaction. My perspective on hill running … Continue reading 5 Running Tips to Conquer That Hill
If you live on the east coast you're probably used to snowy weather predictions that drastically change from the moment snow is first forecast to the hour it's supposed to begin snowing. That's been our experience in Southern Maryland the last few times snow was predicted-- but yesterday the weathermen got it right. We got … Continue reading Snow Day!
Nick and I had the perfect Valentine's Day date for two active people-- we ran a half marathon! For me the Dahlgren Trail Half Marathon was my 8th half marathon and my first race of 2015. You might be wondering why anyone would want to run a race in early February in an area where … Continue reading Dahlgren Trail Half Marathon Race Report
Today was a perfect day to be a runner in good ol' Southern Maryland. Temperatures were in the mid- to high-40s. That's basically spring time weather. We ran at the lake, and with the exception of some muddy spots, it was a great day to be on the trail. Our pace wasn't really any faster … Continue reading Ramblings of a Runner