Category Archives: Pittsburgh Marathon

My Half Marathon Journey: Part 3

Follow along with me as I share my half marathon journey – I’ll be running my second half in Pittsburgh this May – with weekly updates. () Anyone else still feeling the effect of Daylight Saving Time? Truth be told, … Continue reading

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My Half Marathon Journey: Part 2

Follow along with me as I share my half marathon journey – I’ll be running my second half in Pittsburgh this May – with weekly updates. ()   On the training front, this week was sort of quiet. I didn’t … Continue reading

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My Half Marathon Journey: Part 1

Have you ever been disappointed in yourself? Sickened by what you saw in the mirror? That was me just about six years ago. I was at my heaviest weight and scared for the person I’d become. That’s why I started … 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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Why I Run

Look what I found! Thank you to UPMC for having me record this…consider it my first ever vlog (I promise to get better…but talking about Wendy still brings tears to my eyes).

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Half Marathon Emotional Dump

This post is pure emotion…a dump of my thoughts post Half Marathon. What a day! Kids, I hope you can look back on a day and can say it was the best day of your life, even if that day … Continue reading

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Three Days

One of these days, I will be back and regularly sharing stories with you. For now, I am in final countdown mode. In three days, the goal I have been training for will be met. I will have completed the … Continue reading

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Run For a Reason: I’m IN for the Half (And Need YOU!)

Okay, you guys. I am seriously shaking. Today, I decided to bite the bullet and register to “Run for a Reason” for the Pittsburgh Marathon’s Half Marathon. My mind and body fought, but after attending an event where the Race … Continue reading

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