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My First Marathon: Dallas Marathon

My First Marathon: Dallas Marathon

  After training for over 5 months, on December 14th,  I completed my first marathon in Dallas, Texas at the Metro PCS Dallas Marathon.  Here is a recap of the day before and day of my race.  Want to train for a marathon? Check out some of my marathon training tips to help get you ...

9 Essential Fall Running Gear Items

9 Essential Fall Running Gear Items

I’ve been training for my first marathon through out the summer and the heat has been brutal! I’m so excited for fall! Here are a few of my essential items:   Fall Running Gear Night light: It’s important to purchase a running light so that others can see you if you’e ...

National Running Day is June 4th! Here’s How You Can Celebrate!

National Running Day is June 4th! Here’s How You Can Celebrate!

National Running day is just around the corner! Are you planning to get your run/walk on June 4? You should.  Grab a friend and get moving! Here are 10 ways to celebrate national running day from Runningday.org Declare your passion – People run for millions of reasons, and we want to know ...

Monisha’s Minute: Running With Allergies

Monisha’s Minute: Running With Allergies

There’s something very different about Spring 2014. Why? Because for the first time since high school I am suffering from allergies! Big Time! As a runner this is a serious problem. Going outside is a must. Thankfully, I have picked up some tips along the way that have helped me combat spring ...

A Boston Marathon Surviver’s Experience and Tips for Runners

A Boston Marathon Surviver’s Experience and Tips for Runners

Last year, I shared my personal thoughts on the Boston Marathon bombing. In the article, I noted I knew several people I knew were at the marathon, one in particular was Tony Reed, Co-Founder and Executive Director of NBMA (National Black Marathoner’s Association ) along with his wife and ...

Discounts and Upcoming Events for Our Readers!

Discounts and Upcoming Events for Our Readers!

Fusion Tour - Fusion Tour 2014 is “networking on steroids” and “business connections made in heaven”. This is an intimate business networking event where women have time to develop deeper business relationships that will grow your business. Hate networking events? Want to ...

Do You Have What it Takes to Run a Half Marathon?

Do You Have What it Takes to Run a Half Marathon?

In honor of Alex and I running the Richmond half marathon today with hundreds of other National Black Marathoner Association members, I decided to re-post my blog about my first half marathon experience! I had a blast! I never thought I could do something like that – 5 triathlons and 2 almost ...

7 Must Have Items for Fall Marathons

7 Must Have Items for Fall Marathons

This weekend, I am running the Richmond Marathon with hundreds of fellow members from the National Black Marathoners Association. It is a historic weekend as hundreds of people are gathering for the Inaugural Black Distance Runners Hall of Fame Banquet. This is the first time I am traveling for a ...