Month: July 2022

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Lululemon Speed Up High-Rise 2.5″ Shorts Review

I’ve been a die-hard wearer of lululemon’s 2.5″ running shorts for what feels like forever. This hot pink pair of high-rise 2.5″ speed ups is one of my favorites in a while. I previously wrote a comparison of lulu’s original speeds vs speed ups here, which features the low-rise 2.5″ version. Today’s post focuses on… […]

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13 Weeks Until the Amsterdam Marathon

What a week…so much to do ahead of our move to London! (Such as selling both of our cars; it’s a great used car market out there!) Despite all the prep, I still did my best to fit in training for the Amsterdam marathon, hitting my highest mileage week since pre-Boston marathon. Here’s how this […]

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Lululemon Groove Pant versus Athleta Elation Flare Pant

In this post, I’ll show a direct side-by-side comparison of lululemon’s groove super-high-rise flared pants versus Athleta’s elation flare pants. I’ll also highlight the key differences between them. If you prefer, I wrote fully detailed review of each previously: you can read about the groove pants here and the elation flares here. This post is… […]

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14 Weeks Until the Amsterdam Marathon

14 weeks until the Amsterdam marathon! And just two weeks until we move to London. Lots of prep for the move keeping us busy, but still squeezed in time for training for my next marathon on October 16! Monday: The 4th of July! Since we ran the Gordon Good Neighbor Days 5k on Saturday, there […]

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Backpacking Buckskin Gulch and Paria Canyon in Early May

Backpacking Buckskin Gulch and Paria Canyon is one of those dazzling trips worthy of bucket lists the world over. Over the course of about 45 miles, you’ll travel through some of the most mind-blowing scenery the American Southwest has to offer. Permits and suitable conditions for this hike are hard to come by, and I… […]

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Weekly Recap: 15 Weeks Until the Amsterdam Marathon

Hi friends! I’m (hopefully) back to regular blogging with my weekly recaps! If you’ve been away for awhile, much has happened. I ran the Boston Marathon in April, took a little break from blogging, went through the devastating loss of my mom, and then announced our upcoming move London (in 3 weeks!) Now that we […]

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