September 29, 2014

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New Balance Factory, Innovation Studio and Sports Research Lab Tour Recap

Save & Share … A couple of weeks ago I conquered my second relay race – the New Balance Reach the Beach Relay in New Hampshire. I was invited by the lovely folks at New Balance to participate on their blogger team which we named, “Team Pumped Up Kicks.” My race recap will follow shortly […]

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September 24, 2014

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Running for the Kids: Holcomb Bridge Hustle 5K

Save & Share … Can I just say how much I LOVE that my kids’ school PTA’s primary fundraiser is a 5K RUN? So fabulous on so many levels. It’s an awesome way to involve entire families and the community; to encourage fitness; and of course, to support the school. My sister, my daughter and […]

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September 17, 2014

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Black Girls Run! Sweat With Your Sole 5K & 15K Race Recap

Save & Share … I’m a race girl. Let me clarify that, I’m not necessarily “racing” but I love the thrill of a race. The event itself. The training, the planning, hooking up a new race outfit, seeing people at the race and that awesome feeling of accomplishment after I’m done. A post-race celebratory beer […]

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September 10, 2014

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Boston Bound for the New Balance Reach the Beach Relay

Save & Share … It was about this time last year that I was getting ready to take on my first 200 mile relay race – and oh what an eventful 200 miles it was. I had an absolute blast which is why I was thrilled when New Balance invited me to run on one […]

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August 26, 2014

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Kenya

Save & Share … This summer I had the opportunity to take an unexpected 9-day media trip to Kenya which has become one of my all time favorite places in the world. I never thought it could rival my love for Capri, Italy, or Barcelona, Spain, but the Masai Mara in Kenya instantly won my […]

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August 21, 2014

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Middle School Independence, My #Blogust First

Save & Share … As moms our lives are continually filled with firsts. Each day with kids brings new milestones, new opportunities and new challenges, too. This is my first year as a mother of two middle schoolers. My son, Miles, just started 8th grade, and my baby girl, Milan, made the move from elementary […]

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August 12, 2014

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5 Reasons to runDisney at Disneyland

Save & Share … In light of registration opening today for runDisney’s Tinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend, I’m channeling my inner princess and sharing 5 reasons to runDisney at Disneyland. While I have many reasons that I’d love to pack my bags and jet-set across the country to Walt Disney’s original theme park, these five […]

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August 5, 2014

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My Next Race: Black Girls Run! Sweat With Your Sole 15K

Save & Share … I just registered for my next race, the Black Girls Run! Sweat With Your Sole 15K on September 7, 2014, in Atlanta. Fun! The race is a part of the third annual race and conference weekend hosted by Black Girls Run! I wasn’t able to attend last year’s weekend but I […]

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July 28, 2014

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5 Tips to Revive Your Running Routine

Tips to Revive Your Running

Save & Share … Wouldn’t it be nice if life was perfect and everything we decided to do happened with no setbacks? Yup, it would be, but it’s not perfect. Or, as a good friend once told me, “life is not neat.” Everyone suffers from setbacks. It’s not that they happen but how we handle […]

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July 22, 2014

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Coca-Cola 5K Run/Walk at Essence Festival Recap

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Save & Share … Earlier this month I attended the 20th Essence Festival in New Orleans as a guest of the presenting sponsor Coca-Cola. Coca-Cola has been supporting the Essence Festival for 19 of those 20 years. Sure, Essence Fest might be best known for its music, but it’s much more than that. Empowerment and […]

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