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

September 17, 2014

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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 isn’t so bad either. […]

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Boston Bound for the New Balance Reach the Beach Relay

September 10, 2014

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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 of their teams for […]

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5 Reasons to runDisney at Disneyland

August 12, 2014

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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 top my list: Logistics […]

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

August 5, 2014

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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 was a blog ambassador […]

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5 Tips to Revive Your Running Routine

July 28, 2014

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Tips to Revive Your Running

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 them that truly matters. […]

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

July 22, 2014

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Coca-Cola 5K crew

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 community issues receive just […]

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Lions, Prince, and the Beach

July 15, 2014

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I’ve been on the move, my friends, for the last month and I’m excited to be home and share my journey – and my upcoming plans – with you. It began with an unexpected 9-day media trip to the beautiful country of Kenya. This was my first trip to Africa and it was truly a […]

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Happy National Running Day

June 4, 2014

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Happy National Running Day! It may sound silly but this is one of my FAVORITE days of the year. It makes me pause and give thanks for all that running has done in my life. The health benefits – physical and mental – are by far the most important benefits for me; but a very […]

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runDisney’s Newest Race: Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend

May 27, 2014

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Stop. They just might have outdone themselves with this one. I haven’t stopped smiling since I saw the announcement about runDisney’s newest race: Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend presented by Sierra Nevada Corporation. I’m a 70’s baby (I know, it’s hard to believe right?) and grew up watching Star Wars. I played with lightsabers, cherished […]

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