Races/Challenges

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month Which Means I Run a 5K

I’ve been taking some time off from blogging in case you haven’t noticed. I haven’t taken a planned break for years and wanted to reset. I’ve always blogged for the passion of it. To be able to share my own struggles, experiences, successes and hard more »

2016 Scope It Out 5K for Colon Cancer Awareness

March is Colon Cancer awareness month, and that means it is time to run the Scope it Out 5k in DC on March 20th! I’ve run this race for years. You can join (or donate to) our team, Hoagie’s Heroes, by visiting this URL: Scope It more »

Celebrating Mathias: 2nd Annual Team Mathias 5K and Family Fun Run!

This past December, Mathias Giordano lost his cancer battle. Tomorrow he would have celebrated his 14th birthday. I have not been able to get him out of my thoughts since first hearing about him and what an amazing young man he was from my friend more »

2015 Scope It Out 5K – Washington, DC

Sunday was the 10th Annual Scope it Out 5K.  It was my fifth year running to celebrate my husband being colon cancer free! Seems so long ago now that he was recovering from surgery and chemo. Every year, I run this race as a reminder of how far we have come more »

10th Annual Scope It Out 5K

Spring is almost here and for the fifth year in a row, my family is running in the Scope it Out 5K Washington DC Presented by Chris4Life Are you busy Sunday, March 22nd?  Want to do a 5K with me in DC? I am running with more »

What A Crazy, Busy Wonderful Weekend We Had

What a crazy, busy wonderful weekend I had. Friday evening, I met up with some of the awesome people from Highbar CrossFit for a social happy hour/dinner. It’s always fun to be able to talk and hang out outside of the gym because if our more »

Happy New Year 2014

  Nothing like doing a 5K on New Year’s Day — Rehau Resolutions 5K. It was a tough one for me.. did about a 10 minute mile. My running needs major work– and I mean major work. Happy New Year – May it be your more »

Trail Race: We Were All In It Together

Yesterday, I ran the 10K Trail Race from Hell aka the Loudoun 10K Trail Run in Middleburg VA. It was probably one of the hardest races I have personally ever done mostly due to the huge hill at the start and the finish of the race.  The race more »

CrossFit For Hope – National Mall 2013

I had so much fun this weekend at CrossFit for Hope. It was a great cause and was worth having work out in the blazing heat, mid-morning in the middle of the National Mall. I didn’t do like amazing well at the brutal workout, but more »

How Clean Is Your Gym?

I am taking full advantage of having this week off and going to the later HighBar CrossFit classes. Today we did a benchmark workout, Jackie. We didn’t do a lot of benchmarks that required rowing at the other gym but I am finding that rowing more »