Running Again

I am running again! Yessssss!

After my groin injury which became an issue during the Marine Corps Marathon this past Fall, I took a few months off from running. I had to make a difficult decision to not run the Philadelphia Marathon – but I ended up having an absolute BLAST cheering my little heart out during the race instead!

I took some time off running after Marine Corps to enjoy the holidays with my friends & family as well as rest my legs – they had a busy year of running in 2011!

I had put running a marathon in 2012 out of my mind this year. I wanted to take some time off from the 26.2 for a bit. I didn’t even have running on my mind until Wednesday morning when I woke up and decided to register for the Broad Street Run.


This will be my second time running the Broad Street 10 Miler – It’s actually the race where I really fell in love with running. 10 miles is my happy race distance, I am excited to race again – and even more excited I got in the race because it sold out in 5 hours!


I also registered for another race on Wednesday morning – the Out & Back Party Run! I’ve never done a 4 mile race before, or a nighttime race so it should be a good time!


I am so excited for the Spring race season to begin!

What races are you excited for in 2012?

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  • Reply Patty O February 17, 2012 at 4:44 pm

    Good luck with training and your upcoming races! I’ll be cheering you on in spirit!

  • Reply Juliette @ Finish Your Broccoli February 17, 2012 at 5:15 pm

    Awesome! I’ll be running the Broad Street Run too! This will be the longest I’ve ever run so far! I did the Rock ‘n’ Roll 10K in Brooklyn last fall, so I figure if I can do 6.2, I can do 10 🙂

  • Reply sara February 17, 2012 at 7:30 pm

    Congratulations on getting into Broad Street – I made it as well and can’t wait! It’s going to be one of my long runs as I train for my first half marathon at the end of May and I’ve heard it’s really fun to run it, so I’m excited.

  • Reply Siobhan February 18, 2012 at 10:25 am

    Hooray! Finding your happy distance is THE BEST!

    I was injured for the last few months and I never thought I would have a fun the standing and cheering a race that I really wanted to do. But really- I had an AMAZING time!

    Can’t wait to hear about your training!

  • Reply Suzanne February 20, 2012 at 9:45 pm

    Good luck with both of those races! I’m excited about all of my races but mostly my half marathons. I’m running 12 this year!

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