• New Balance


    If you missed my previous Reach the Beach posts, here they are: Last-Minute Relay Preparations New Balance Factory Tour & Team Dinner Reach the Beach Relay: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM Reach the Beach Relay: 4:00 PM – 1:00 AM Reach the Beach Relay: 1:00 AM–11:30 AM Ok, so where did we leave off? Oh, […]



    Back to the Reach the Beach adventures… Two thumbs up for night running!!! Actually, it’s pretty scary. Ok, it’s kind of fun, but mostly scary. I guess I’m on the fence about night running. At 1:00 AM, I woke up totally disorientated and pretty exhausted. I knew I didn’t have much time to get ready […]



    Ready for more? Sorry I left you hanging! Around 4:00 PM, it was finally time for Van 2 to run their first legs. Since I was runner #7, I started the running rotation. Sarah finished her leg strong. Our hand-off was seamless (our first snap bracelet “snap” was the best of the three legs as […]


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    Are you ready for an epic recap of Reach the Beach (RTB)? I decided to break up my posts by hour (and leg), so you can see how we spent our time participating in a nearly 32-hour relay race. Let’s just say, it was an awesome adventure! On the morning of Reach the Beach, we […]


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    REACH THE BEACH WAS AN EPIC ADVENTURE! Holy moly, I have so much to tell you guys. Here’s just one of many posts! [rewind to Thursday afternoon] After meeting our team at the New Balance offices, we all got into the vans to drive to the New Balance factory and Sports Research Lab in Lawrence, […]


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    Ahhhhhh! Reach the Beach is in just four days!! I am pumped for it! 200 miles in 24 hours? Bring it on! Be sure to follow our team’s adventures on Twitter with the hashtag #teamoffbalance. Our Twitter handle is @RTBoffbalance. (We’re really excited, so we’ve already started tweeting!) As you can imagine, packing for this […]


    The Post-Vacation Mess

    April 24, 2012

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    Hello! Is today flying by for anyone else? I figured my first work day back from vacation would drag on and on, but it’s really whizzing by. Holy moly, where does the time go? Hey, I’m not complaining! Lunch I went grocery shopping this morning, so my kitchen was full of lots of healthy options […]