marathonfest saturdays

hello saturday running! i was so excited to attend my first orlando track shack marathonfest session this morning in winter park, as i missed the first couple weekend runs due to travel and already scheduled races. and wow, what an incredible time. all of the people that i met this morning were absolutely wonderful and…

virtual #ladytrackshack5k

another race is officially under my belt. except this time, it was a virtual race. and honestly, i did not mean for this to be a virtual race but after i signed up for the lady shack shack 5k, i realized that i was going to be out of town that race weekend. yep, major…

park ave 5k recap

and the fourth race in the track shack series is complete! yet again, track shack puts on an incredible race…and what i loved about this year was there was a “beat beethoven challenge” incorporated into the race. so what does that challenge actually mean? in honor of the 25th anniversary of the orlando philharmonic orchestra,…

run, walk, run

my run, walk, run training has officially begun. also known as the galloway method, i have always wanted to try this out to see if it would help with fatigue, soreness and overall keep my body a little healthier. and with signing up for a marathon this year, i thought this was the most opportune…

the edison

ahhhh, the edison is FINALLY open at disney springs! keith and i have seriously been waiting for this place to open…it seems like forever. i mean, when you’re locals and you see something being built – i feel like it makes the time go by so slowly. by alas, it is open. and wow, this…

instant motivation

nothing like watching the 25th anniversary of the walt disney world marathon to get motivated for chicago! i swear, every time i watch a race it gets me so excited and ready for the next challenge. and yesterday, i was fortunate enough to be able to watch friends and family accomplish this incredible feat –…

kessel run challenge

ahhhhh…yep that is my excitement level at the moment. why you ask? i recently found out that rundisney is going to have a star wars virtual half marathon, allowing those participants who are registered for the dark side half marathon (or first order challenge) in april to complete a half marathon between january 3 –…

nyc, here we come

new york, new york…it’s a hell of a town! we are officially going back to the big apple. and this time, we are visiting over the wonderful st. patrick’s day weekend. neither one of us have gone during this time of the year, so we are pretty excited to check out what it’s like over…

sights set on 2018

with starting a new year, it’s time to start setting some new goals. and for me, this means some more running goals for 2018 – in addition to a few others. as some of you may have followed last year, it was my challenge to complete 5 half marathons in 2017, in addition to signing…

journey through piedmont

the journey through piedmont continues… and what better way to wind down on a wonderful thursday night than with a delicious bottle of wine, especially after the holidays. for last night’s selection, we ended up picking a wine that we have never tried before – a 2013 cascina val del prete ‘bricco medica’ roero. wow, now…