Archive for the ‘Health & Fitness’ Category


Hot Chocolate 5K

I love all of the fun new 5K races out there these days. Last year Jen and I ran the Color Me Rad 5K in Indy and last month I ran/walked the Hot Chocolate 5K in Atlanta with some... Read more
Color Me Rad 5K

Color Me Rad 5K Indianapolis

Back in September (the weekend before Ali found out she was pregnant!), Ali flew home to Indiana for the Color Me Rad 5K.  It was definitely a fun experience! If you’re looking for a fun race to do, where your... Read more
2012 Mini Marathon

2012 Mini Marathon

Sorry for our more than a month absence! Things have been crazy around here for both of us, but don’t worry, we’ll be back. We have a lot to catch you up on, starting with fun together in Indy last week,... Read more

Hiking – Red Top Mountain State Park

Red Top Mountain State Park is about 15 minutes from our house so we go often. Not only do we hike the trails all year long, but we swim in the lake in the summer. Good times! Luke was a... Read more

Hiking – Keown Falls Trail

Last month we headed a couple counties over to hike the Keown Falls Trail. Any trail name with the word “Falls” in it, is sure to catch our attention. Of course, they’re never anything like the waterfalls we saw... Read more

Hiking at Vogel State Park

Hiking is one of our favorite things to do as a family, so we do it as often as possible. We’re fortunate that there are several nice trails within 15 minutes of our house, yet we enjoy driving a... Read more


While I slaved away in the kitchen making our big Thanksgiving Day feast, Andy ran the Second Annual Woodberry Place Mayflower Mini Marathon (M3). He didn’t run it alone this year though. Our friend and neighbor, Rusty (an Ironman),... Read more

Enjoying Fall!

Fall is my favorite time of year. I love when the air turns crisp and cool. I love going for hikes when the leaves are changing colors and you can see all shades of yellow, green, orange, and red... Read more

Sprint Triathlon

After years of wanting to do a sprint triathlon, I finally signed up for the The PT Solutions Acworth Women Sprint Triathlon! Matt and Jen each did a sprint triathlon early in the summer, so I was definitely inspired... Read more

Pound the Pavement 5K 2011

Last weekend my husband and I ran in the Pound the Pavement 5K run in Pendleton for the 2nd year in a row.  It was very humid out, but we finished and both improved our time over last year. ... Read more