Weekend Festivals: Fitness & BBQ!

It is no secret I like to travel (and do). A lot. As a matter of fact I was supposed to be out of town this weekend but circumstances (aka my car) changed my plans. This weekend notwithstanding I actually made a strategic decision to not schedule myself much this summer. I have no real vacation planned or long trips on the docket. I love the spontaneity that a light schedule provides which even though I missed…

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Top Blog Posts of 2016

TGIF folks! It’s the final Friday in June which also happens to be “Free Friday” for the Friday Five with Cynthia, Courtney and me. Since we’re now halfway through the year I thought I’d check in on what’s been tops on Mar on the Run so far this year (*per Google Analytics)

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Fitness Highlights of the Week

How can June be half over already?! I know I keep saying this but time is definitely flying with summer officially starting next week. Today’s Friday Five with Cynthia and Courtney we’re talking favorites. While this week has been filled with so much negativity and sadness, I’ll keep things positive and share a few fun fitness related highlights from my week: 

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Favorite Post Race Refreshments

Happy Friday and TGIF! Joining Cynthia and Courtney for the Friday Five and today it’s all about “food and drink”. After running a long race usually the last thing I’m looking for is food. But once I’m through the chute and get settled I may crave something salty or sweet. The best races are ones that give you a bag or even a pre-packaged box to get your snack on later. My final spring race was last weekend at…

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Race Recap: Newport 10 Miler

This past weekend I ran the Newport 10 Miler in Newport, Rhode Island. I didn’t talk much about this race because one, I signed up so long ago I kind of forgot and two, I wasn’t sure I was going to run it. I have a love/hate relationship with 10 milers and sometimes struggle with how to train and pace myself. Following Pittsburgh I maintained a regular running routine and discovered a good friend from Boston was…

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