Category Archives: Running

Some Time for You

I heard something profound this week. Something that really stuck out to me. Give yourself permission to be a better me so you’ll have a better we. It hit home, and ever since, I have been rolling those words around … Continue reading

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Broken Hearts, Broken Toes, and Broken Records

It has been four days since the Pittsburgh Marathon and I cannot get off my runner’s high. The entire weekend was dedicated to the Marathon, so it will likely be hard to come down from this. I mean, c’mon. Take … Continue reading

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Top 5 Places Along the Pittsburgh Marathon Course

There are some really awesome spots along the Pittsburgh Marathon Course. As someone who has ran the majority of the course (Half Marathon in 2013, legs 4 and 5 of the Relay in 2014), I have picked out my top … Continue reading

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Pure Protein

Disclaimer: I received product(s) in exchange for a blog review. All opinions, as always, are 100% my own. Did you know I’m back to training for (almost) a half marathon? Yup, this spring, I’m going to be running home in Pittsburgh … Continue reading

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Moms in Training

Disclaimer: I was asked to share the information below with you. My personal connection to the fight against Cancer was enough of a reason to say yes. If you are a busy mom (aren’t we all?) looking for a reason to … Continue reading

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Back At It

It is definitely time to get back at it. After this month has been crazy hectic (vacation made it crazier…hope to breathe this weekend and share), my fitness slid. I somehow hit a new low weight last Friday, but to … Continue reading

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2013 Turkey Trot

Greg and I sure earned our turkey on Thursday. We got up on a blustery morning (it was 19 degrees when we got in the truck) and headed downtown for the 23rd Annual Pittsburgh YMCA Turkey Trot. Did I mention … Continue reading

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  Today was the Inaugural Pittsburgh EQT 10-miler, another medal for my list. Make that five! It was cold. I am not going to lie about that one bit. But that’s okay, because the run made me feel super strong. Here’s … Continue reading

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Tech Tuesday: Fitbit #Sponsored Review

Welcome to what I hope becomes a new feature here at ‘lil Burghers, Tech Tuesday! I’m a techie mama (my day job is in the IT Department) and I’ve been asked by some “fans” to write about how I use technology. … Continue reading

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Foam Fest 5k Preview

Just a little preview of Foam Fest 5k which we finished and loved. We are Sexy and We Foam It.

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