• Fitness

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    This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The North Face for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Remember how I mentioned that I’ve had trouble making it to KFIT and CrossFit lately? Well, instead of missing these workouts all together, I started using The North Face Mountain Athletics app to make sure I stick with my training. The […]

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    Hi, friends! I recently had the opportunity to interview Desi Linden, an American long-distance runner, who represented the United States in the 2012 London Olympics women’s marathon. She also finished 4th at the 2015 Boston Marathon, just a few week ago, in 2:25:39, which is the fastest time for an American woman. Impressive, right? My friends at Brooks coordinated our interview since […]

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    This post is sponsored by The North Face. Hey, hey! I wanted to tell you guys about the new gear collection. It’s called Mountain Athletics from The North Face, and I recently had the opportunity to pick out a few pieces to try myself. I loved all of the items that I selected, and I think […]

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    My New Running Goal

    April 28, 2015

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    Hi, friends! Remember when I answered a bunch of post-marathon questions from readers yesterday? Well, I forgot to include a very important one: What is your next running goal? How could I forget?! It’s such an important question and one I’ve thought about quite a lot since crossing the finish line of the Boston Marathon. I […]

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    Hi, guys! Since the marathon, I have received all sorts of questions about my training, recovery, future plans, and much more. I figured some of you might want to hear my answers too, so I decided to create a little post-marathon Q & A on CNC. I hope you find my replies helpful! What was your post-marathon […]

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    Good morning, friends! I’m still on a high from Monday’s marathon! It was such an amazing experience. The whole day. Seriously, I had the best time ever. Ok, ready for a recap? Let’s start at the beginning! I woke up, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, at 3:10 AM on Monday morning. I was too excited to sleep! I […]

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    Guys, I did it! I finished the Boston Marathon!! I ran a great race and finished in 4:10:10 (9:32). It was an awesome day for sure. Full recap coming soon!

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