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5 Reasons to Support my NYC 1/2 for Alexandra’s Playground

March 10, 2017 at 9:06 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for the new Friday Five 2.0. I’m going off topic to tell you about one of my fave causes and fave races. Every year, I run the NYC Half with Alexandra’s Playground. I’m going to tell you why and how you can support me if you’d like. (Hint – there is…

5 Reasons to Support My 5th NYC 1/2 for Alexandra’s Playground

March 4, 2016 at 6:33 am

It’s Friday, so I am linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC, Cynthia at You Signed Up for What and Mar at Mar on the Run for their weekly linkup. Each week they pick a theme and bloggers join in and link up. This year instead of specific themes, they are letting us be creative with broad themes for each week of the…

Support Alexandra’s Playground + You Could Win, Too! #Raffle

March 1, 2015 at 7:27 am

Thank you to all the readers who wished me luck in the Phoenix Marathon! Susie and I both had great runs! She crushed her PR and qualified for Boston by a mile – literally. I ran my best marathon time since 2006. The course was great and the conditions were pretty great, as well. Here is the full race recap. There are many charities that…

Support Alexandra’s Playground + You Could Win, Too!

March 6, 2014 at 5:40 am

There are many charities that I feel passionate about for a variety of reasons; I write about them often. One that I have supported every year since it was founded is Alexandra’s Playground. This organization was founded by my friends, Andrea and Michael Vitale, to honor the life of their daughter who passed away in 2008 when she was four years old. Alex loved to…

Support Alexandra’s Playground & Be Entered To WIN!

March 14, 2013 at 5:41 am

Please note the raffle is closed and winners have been announced. Please DO support Alexandra’s Playground, though! There are many charities that I feel passionate about for a variety of reasons; I write about them often. One that I have supported every year since it was founded is Alexandra’s Playground. This organization was founded by my friends, Andrea and Michael Vitale, to honor the life…

Friday Five: Some of My Favorite Running Races

August 4, 2017 at 6:32 am

It’s Friday, so I’m linking up with Running on Happy and Fairytales and Fitness for Friday Five 2.0. This week’s topic is “My Favorite Races.” I’ve run well over 400 races, so this is a doozie of a topic for me. I can’t really pick only five faves. However, if you’ve been around here, you know I have some faves that I repeat year after…

1st Quarter 2017 – Running Round Up

March 31, 2017 at 6:42 am

I always say that I’m more of a “blogging runner” than a running blogger. I do like to write about running, races and tips/tricks for running but that is not enough to call this a running blog – not even close! That said, here is my running recap of the first quarter of 2017. We had a very mild January and February and I did…