Grass for Dinner

Last night I had my first running date with a friend and I loved it. She is training for a 10k (6.2 miles) in June, so last night she was scheduled to run 5 miles. Even though I ran 7 miles on Monday morning, my legs felt good and I was itching to get outside…

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 in Suburbia

I am blogging from my phone, please excuse any brevity, awkward formatting, or random autocorrects. Yesterday I flew down to Charlotte, NC, to visit my grandparents, who live in South Carolina, about ten minutes over the NC border. I packed three running outfits with me and told myself I had to run at least once…

Happy Hump Day! Walking and Yoga

My half marathon is in THREE DAYS. Technically 2.5 I guess. I started tapering after my 10-mile run two Sundays ago. Training plans that I have looked at differ on what you should do in the last two weeks, so I decided to do what I thought was best for me. Since I have been…

Abby’s Winter Blog Break?

One week later and I am back. I never actually planned to stop blogging for a week but life got away from me and so did my blog. In any case, I think it’s always good to take a break from the things you do daily, as you don’t want them to wear you out,…

Asics, Icing, and Cross Training–OH MY!

Hello and Happy Saturday, everyone! I started off my Saturday with a wonderful brunch at Firefly, the late opening of some Christmas presents, and a cappuccino at Filter. When I came home, I had the best surprise–new shoes! My Asics from LeftLane Sports came in today, which was a nice surprise since the tracking site…