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Taking on New Challenges

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Hello, everyone (she says sheepishly). I know...it's been a while. Suffice it to say that wedding planning has been taking up a LOT of my free time lately. ;) I know I've been gone for FAR too long, but I miss blogging (and all of you guys!) and actually have some exciting things going on, so I … [Read more...]

The Date Has Been Set!

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First off, thanks SO much for all the well wishes on our engagement! We are beyond thrilled, and really appreciate it! :-D So, anyways...it's been exactly a month since I last blogged. But once I give you my excuse, I hope you'll understand why! Of course, since Todd "put a ring on it," I've … [Read more...]

Race Recap: Walt Disney World Marathon 2016

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Okay, guys...I'm FINALLY back with my recap of the Walt Disney World Marathon! :) After the previous morning’s traffic fiasco on our way to the half marathon, we set our alarms for even earlier (ugh) just in case of a repeat performance. After getting dressed in our Rapunzel/Flynn costumes and … [Read more...]

Race Recap: Walt Disney World Half Marathon 2016

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Hey all! So I'm here with my recap of the Walt Disney World Half Marathon. Also known as the "Donald Duck" half marathon. :) We stayed at Port Orleans Riverside this time around, and while it was a beautiful resort, unfortunately its location in relation to Epcot didn't do us any favors on race … [Read more...]

Goofy Challenge 2016: Final Thoughts and Costume Reveal

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Hey guys! So, um, yeah...Merry Christmas...and Happy New Year, too! (Seriously, I'm the worst with keeping up with my blogging when things get busy). But since I'm working on catching up on all of your blogs, I thought I'd offer a quick recap before we go into the *real* reason for this … [Read more...]

We’re Going Goofy!

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I know, I suck. I've been MIA and I'll spare you all the "it's the holidays and things have been crazy" excuse. I'm in the process of writing two (very belated) recaps of the Wine and Dine "Half" Marathon and the Richmond Marathon, I swear, but in the meantime I wanted to drop in with some … [Read more...]

A Magical Wine & Dine Half Marathon Trip…and a Successful Marathon #7!

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Hey, all! First, thanks SO much on all the well wishes and congratulations re: our New York City Marathon adventure! Soooooo...I know I still haven't posted my full race recap, and that's in the works, I PROMISE (you know how I like to include every. last. detail, haha). But we just got back from … [Read more...]

Marathon #7: The Richmond Marathon

Yeah, so, as I've alluded here a few times over the past couple of weeks, Todd and I decided to do something a little nutty. (Okay, so it was mostly his idea, but I went along with it.) ;) We had a conversation about how marathon training really is months and months of preparation and hard … [Read more...]

Wine & Dine 2015 and PRO Compression Giveaway Winner!

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Hey, guys! First things first: I have a winner for my PRO Compression Giveaway! Congrats, Ken! Please shoot me an e-mail at thefinalforty at gmail dot com with your mailing address and shoe size. :) In other excellent news, I mentioned in my recap of last weekend's St. Paddy's Day 10-Miler … [Read more...]

Review and Giveaway: PRO Compression Socks

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If you've ever read my blog, you probably already know that I am madly, desperately, INSANELY in love with PRO Compression socks. And since I get questions about them all the time, I figured hosting a giveaway would be a great opportunity to help my fellow runners #keepittight...so, today, I'm … [Read more...]