26.2 Days of Fall Marathoning: Cheerleaders!

You know how cheerleaders have a kind of peculiar place in American popular culture? They’re a sport, they’re not a sport, it’s all a misogynistic plot to keep women oppressed on the sidelines cheering for men meanwhile where are all the male cheerleaders cheering on women’s teams? Are you doing good spirit fingers? Let’s put … Continue reading

Right of First Refusal

Right of First Refusal

I’m pretty excited because I decided to commit to something a few weeks ago. Assuming Disney doesn’t refuse the sale, I’m on my way to being a Disney Vacation Club Member! After the last few trips, I realized that especially on race weekends there’s nothing better than having a washer/dryer because that’s how I vacation … Continue reading

Thanks, Mom.

I’ve been trying to figure out how I feel about participating in races ever since the Staten Island half marathon this weekend. At the end of the race, I plopped myself onto the grass and buried my head in my hands and decided races are not for me anymore. And I still feel that way. … Continue reading

From the Cox Seat

The cox seat is not the most coveted spot in our boat. Basically, everyone awkwardly averts their eyes in the hopes the hope that they will not have to cox that morning. People blame the seat (it’s incredibly tiny) and their bad backs and “I’ve never done it before!” I’ve traveled quite a bit in … Continue reading

26.2 Days of NYC Marathon: My Shirt

26.2 Days of NYC Marathon: My Shirt

A friend of mine ran the NYC Marathon a few years ago and said, “No, really, put your name on your shirt.” Naturally, I can’t just put “Nicole” on a shirt. That would be easy, logical, and practical. No. I need something that’ll confuse people! I looked into a custom t-shirt and the one I … Continue reading

26.2 Days of Fall Marathoning!

26.2 Days of Fall Marathoning!

Today, I’m kicking off my 26.2 days of fall marathoning! Get ready for a month of nothing but marathons!*** **Unless I get distracted by something shiny because then I’ll just talk about that… Last year I celebrated the 26.2 Days of the Marine Corps Marathon and I have to say, I’m somewhat saddened that I’m … Continue reading

Clarendon Double Header Recap

Clarendon Double Header Recap

Hey runners, do you want to spend more time running on a highway? Have you ever thought to yourself, “I need a finish line that’s at the top of a hill?” Well have I got a race for you! The Clarendon 5k/10k double header! Come see how beautiful the scenic parking lots of the Pentagon … Continue reading