My Better Half Marathon…Unless You’re Us and Choose the 5k Option

Last year, we ran the 10k distance for the My Better Half Marathon and had a wonderfully valentiney time.  We felt that it brought us closer together having matching "bestie" bibs and medals with our photo in them.  Yes, we're shameless suckers for that stuff.  It seemed like a no brainer that, of course, we'd run it again … Continue reading My Better Half Marathon…Unless You’re Us and Choose the 5k Option

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The Favorite Things Club: Training Gear Edition

Welcome to anther edition of The Favorite Things Club! We've stumbled on some pretty awesome stuff as we've been training for races, The Tough Mudder, and a couple triathlons. In fact, we have a triathlon coming up in April. We're pretty excited about this tri because the swim is in a swimming pool! This means … Continue reading The Favorite Things Club: Training Gear Edition

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Favorite (or just least hated) Race So Far

So, the other day, we were working out (mostly chatting) and started talking about what makes a great race. Is it just getting a good finish time? Great swag? The weather? The company? We thought it would be fun to write about each of our favorite races thus far in our running "careers". Lydia's Story … Continue reading Favorite (or just least hated) Race So Far

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The Ups and Downs (Literally) of the Whidbey Half Marathon

  So we ran another half marathon.  That's right, you read that correctly, we (Lydia and Annie) ran another half marathon two weeks after the Everett Half *gasp*. Skeptical? We don't blame you, but we'll explain: We have this amazing friend, Jessie, who had a miscarriage and lost her grandma all in the same week.  She … Continue reading The Ups and Downs (Literally) of the Whidbey Half Marathon

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Everett Half Marathon…or Full Rainathon

Last Sunday, April 8th, we ran the Everett Half Marathon. If you're a Pacific Northwest local, or have ever spent very much time here in the Greater Seattle area, you'll know "spring" actually means "rain".  Sunday did not let us down. It rained. A lot. Other than that, the course was well marked, the volunteers … Continue reading Everett Half Marathon…or Full Rainathon

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The Favorite Things Club: Exercise Recovery Edition

Welcome to another edition of The Favorite Things Club!! Every so often we get overly excited about some product or another and feel the need to share it with the world. For us, this meant we needed to start an imaginary club where we could gab about our latest finds. This edition is all about … Continue reading The Favorite Things Club: Exercise Recovery Edition

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The Favorite Things Club: Running Gear Edition

Welcome to The Favorite Things Club!! Every so often we get overly excited about some product or another and feel the need to share it with the world. For us, this meant we needed to start an imaginary club where we could gab about our latest finds. This edition is all about the gear we … Continue reading The Favorite Things Club: Running Gear Edition

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Irish I Didn’t Have to Run!

St. Patrick's Day, let the shenanigans ensue!! We ran the ShamRock & Roll 10k on Saturday which was both entertaining and exhausting at the same time. The volunteers were really nice, encouraging and plentiful. Also, Annie dressed up...which is obviously the best part. Granted, she refused to wear the leprechaun tutu Lydia brought for her, … Continue reading Irish I Didn’t Have to Run!

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