The ODDyssey Half Marathon: Race Review

Why hello there! It’s a gloomy Tuesday here in Washington, DC, but I am hoping that a storm will help kill off some of the current humidity. Living in a swamp is no fun.   Sunday morning I was up bright and early around 5:20am. The night before, I laid out everything I needed: Tutu…

The ODDyssey Half Marathon: Pre-Race Day

Hello and Happy Monday! Yesterday was a big day for this girl over here–I ran my second half marathon! On Saturday morning, Chris and I left bright and early for Philly. The drive up there really isn’t bad at all if you don’t hit any traffic, which we didn’t (phew!). Even though I’ve seen this…

HappyShmab Update

Some of my favorite #100DaysofHappiness moments from the past couple of weeks (you can find me on twitter at @shmabbywolfe and search #happyshmab for my 100 Happy Days challenge): Day 22: Random GW tours with this guy. Day 23: Registering for my second half! Day 28: Dandelions (I usually call them Wishy flowers….). I always love making…

7 Miles Before 7am

HAAAAPPY Monday! Or should I say, Happy Cinco de Mayo?! Today is a day for margaritas. Yesterday I skipped my long run in lieu of gallivanting all over DC, and since I knew I was grabbing margaritas after work, I committed to waking up over an hour earlier than usual and completing my long run this…

Running Lately…and Exciting News!

Hello again, friends! Running has been really exciting for me lately. Not that every step has been filled with fireworks and kittens but for the past 3 weeks, I’ve been consistently running, and that is very exciting to me. Also, the other day I ran NEGATIVE SPLITS! Without even trying. I am proud. I believe…

First Half Marathon: Check! Pre-Race Recap

Saturday I ran my first half marathon. It was amazing. I was up bright and early at 4am on Saturday morning because I was so excited and anxious that I couldn’t sleep. I think watching Revenge and foam rolling is a great way to wake up on a Saturday and a great way to spend…