Category Archives: Philadelphia

Chocolate Elvis?

Philly girl running #bostonstrong in the 5k Run for Clean Air.   It’s two weeks until the Broad Street Run and I have two races scheduled for this weekend — a 5k today and a 10k tomorrow.  Yikes!  After tomorrow, … Continue reading

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Silver Linings

Reflecting on the past week of training, the theme silver linings comes to mind.  Now I know what you are thinking…but it’s not Silver Linings Playbook.  Although I enjoyed this movie for so many reasons,  heartwarming story, wonderful acting, and can … Continue reading

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The hills are alive with the sound of music…

That would be 7 hilly miles and music was definitely needed to complete today’s run!  Not sugary sweet Maria von Trapp, but heart thumping, get your legs pumping, rockin’ tunes were the only thing that got me through this challenge. … Continue reading

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ENERGYbits Giveaway Winners and Manayunk Fools Run Recap

Drum roll please….So excited to announce the winners of my first giveaway EVER!  So without further ado, the winners of the ENERGYbits samples giveaway are: Kris B and Meaghan Congratulations to Kris B and Meaghan who are now going to … Continue reading

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Snow, ice, and icing…

How ridiculous — cleaning snow off my car in running shorts?  Spring Break, really?!  Yesterday’s spring snow storm looked pretty.  But honestly, not one snow day this entire school year, and Mother Nature decides that Spring Break would be an … Continue reading

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A tale of two states, with the help of a bridge…

According to my AccuWeather app, Saturday was a “fair” day for outdoor fitness.  I couldn’t disagree more!  It was a picture perfect day for a run between two states and some great views of the City of Brotherly Love, courtesy … Continue reading

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First Day of Spring recap….Water Ice!

My plan to run every day during Spring Break has been foiled! A pesky knee injury that sneaks up on me every six months or so necessitated a visit to my favorite orthopedic doc for a little (ummm…that was a pretty hugh … Continue reading

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It’s a Comfort Food Kinda Day…

Even though the pansies have sprung in my neighbor’s window box, it’s not feeling so “springy” here in the city of Brotherly Love.  What to do on my first official day of Spring Break when it’s grey and cold and … Continue reading

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You’ve come a long way, baby! 10K Recap

What better way for this Irish girl from Philly to kick off her St. Patrick’s Day celebration but with a 10k!  And even better yet, for this colon cancer survivor to run her first 10K EVER in the Get Your … Continue reading

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Weekend Philly Tales Recap

After being powered by ENERGYbits and running 5 miles on Saturday, it was time to kick back and enjoy the beautiful spring like weather.  Here’s a recap of the places I stopped to rehydrate and refuel after a weekend of … Continue reading

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