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Giving Back To The Outer Banks

A couple of Sundays ago, just a few days after arriving on the Outer Banks, Bill volunteered with the Carova Volunteer Fire and Rescue. Once back at the beach house, he suggested writing a short guest post about his experience. Without further ado, here’s Bill…   Even if you have been to the Outer Banks of […]

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This week as I enjoy vacation time with my mom, Bill is at home working.  He surprised me by writing a guest post about his biking adventure on Sunday. Without further ado, here’s Bill’s story…   Last week, I had a small mechanical problem with my Salsa bike when I went out for a ride […]

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Picture This Lošinj, Croatia Run

On a recent early morning run, I hung on every word as my new MRTT running friend Kristina described one of her runs from earlier this year. It was only our second run together and with headlamps glaring in each others faces I didn’t realize who was running next to me and sharing such a fun running saga […]

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Great Tips For Masters From A Runner And Coach

On May 13 the following article, written by Courtney at Eat Pray Run DC, ran on Women’s Running‘s website.  It was an honor to be interviewed by Courtney, and a thrill to see the finished product!  Scroll down to see the article…     I’ve had a number of questions about how to keep running […]

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Bill’s Mountain Trail Run To Maryland Heights

Bill and I have been trying to do more trail runs in the last year, and we have received a lot of inspiration from local running groups and friends posting on Instagram. There are some good trails and even mountains a relatively short drive away. After seeing some photos of a local group running Maryland […]

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Ragnar/Pacers Mini-Relay Recap

Today’s post was written by my fun and crazy Moms RUN This Town friend, Erin.  She and Amanda ran in the Ragnar/Pacers Mini-Relay (sponsored by Brooks Running) on Saturday evening and I’m seriously regretting not letting them talk me into joining them!  Without further ado, here’s Erin’s recap… A few weeks ago, Pacers (a DC […]

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Carter’s Run And Family Fun Fest Recap

I was out of town this past weekend, and as much as I would have loved it, I wasn’t able to participate in Carter’s Run.  If you remember, I introduced you to Carter back in April, and this was the big weekend his family and friends had prepared for all year.  I’m sure they’ve already […]

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Students Knocking Out Melanoma

As you all know by now, bringing awareness to skin cancer is something that I am very passionate about, and since May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month I have several related posts planned for next month.  Last year I ran in the TKO Melanoma 5K, and as always, wrote a race recap about my experience.  […]

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When The Whistle Blows, Off She Goes: Have You Done Your Job Already, Dad?

On Wednesday, Eli graciously allowed me to write a guest post for his blog, Coach Daddy.  Being the good southern girl that I am, I returned the favor and immediately invited him to come on over, have a rum and Coke Zero, and share some stories with my readers. Having raised two sons, I wanted […]

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Guest Post On Coach Daddy

A couple of months ago Eli, over at Coach Daddy asked me to be a guest writer for his blog.  He gave me three prompts to choose from and I chose, What It’s Like to Be a Hokie.  I’m sure my friends and regular readers won’t find that very hard to believe, because if there’s […]

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Moms RAN Our Nation’s Capital!

Please welcome my Cruiser and Moms RUN This Town friend Amanda as she takes you on a tour of DC during the recent Rock ‘N’ Roll DC Half Marathon.  Amanda is a busy working mom of two who joined the Cruisers over a year ago.  She ran her first marathon, the Marine Corps Marathon, last […]

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When Bill’s Mom Played For Vince Lombardi

Last week Bill shared the following story with his Facebook friends.  He wrote it for our sons, so they wouldn’t forget the story of their grandma… Next Sunday, the Super Bowl between the Seahawks and the Broncos will be played at Metropolitan Life Stadium and the Vince Lombardi trophy will be awarded a few miles […]

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Running For Taylor

Back in August I found Laura’s blog Write The Happy Ending and was instantly drawn to her and her sister Taylor.  I wrote about their journey on Taylor’s 15th birthday, after I went on a 6.2-mile run in honor of Taylor.  Laura’s love and devotion to her sister and her determination to bring awareness and […]

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Amanda’s Marine Corps Marathon Race Recap

I love reading race reports and always offer for our Cruisers to write a recap for Deb Runs after their race.  Two weeks ago Amanda ran the 38th Marine Corps Marathon and took me up on my offer.  Without further ado, I’ll turn it over to Amanda to take you along on her very first […]

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Running on Emerald Isle

My Cruiser friend Beth volunteered to write a guest post about her two week vacation on Emerald Isle while keeping her training up for her fall marathon.  You met Beth back in April when she was a guest writer and took you on her adventures running in the Paris Marathon with the following two posts:  […]

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Becoming a Runner, Where Should You Start?

Last week I wrote a guest post for i am LadyRunner and wanted to share it with you today.  Thank you, Katie, for reaching out to me! Hi!  My name is Debbie (or Deb) and I write over at DebRuns.com.  I’ve been running since I was little when my brother and I ran all over […]

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The Proposal

Joe and I are getting married and I could not be more excited! Are you ready to hear about the proposal?!  As crazy as this may sound, it all begins with the gift Joe got me this past Christmas. In this envelope, was a riddle.  In short, the riddle stated that over the next year […]

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Fun in the Sun!

DebRuns editors note:  Julie wrote and submitted this post before Joseph’s weekend proposal… Hey everyone, Julie here!  When Deb asked me to guest post again I was thrilled – I’ve missed you guys!!! Last week, I was on a vacation of my own.  My large (there were 26 of us total – and that isn’t […]

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That’s Mr. Incredible, To You!

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how much fun we had at The Pancake Run That Wasn’t.  I also promised to tell you a little bit more about how Mr. Incredible came to be.  As with many of my running stories, this story starts with, “Miles had an idea…”  I talked to Mr. […]

 
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