Planning Ahead · Racing

Planning The Perfect Race Weekend

Traveling out of town can be stressful. Throw in a race and it can downright overwhelming! Since most of my “big races” have been out of town I feel as if I have gotten things down pat and I wanted to share with you some tips to make your race weekend fun and low stress!… Continue reading Planning The Perfect Race Weekend

8k · Dogfish Dash · Dogfish Head Brewery

I’m in! 

The Dogfish Dash is a special race to me. It was my first “real” race after baby #1 and I got to run it by accident. My sister caught wind of someone not being able to run so I decided to lace up my running shoes and run the Dogfish Dash 10k back in 2012. It was hard and I was… Continue reading I’m in! 

Delaware · fitness and fun · Junction & Breakwater Trail · Racing · Rehoboth beach · Running · Running and Racing · Running Best Freind

Shamrock Shuffle 15k Race Recap

The 9th Annual St. Paddy’s Day Shamrock Shuffle 15k/5k took place in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware running primarily on the Junction and Breakwater Trail. This is the second year I have run the 15k distance and this year’s race was just as fun as last year! I convinced some of my running friends to sign up… Continue reading Shamrock Shuffle 15k Race Recap

10 miler · races

Tim Kennard 10 Mile River Run Race Recap

I am happy to report the first race of the year is over and In the books AND I have finally thawed out! What I thought was going to just be a slight chilly run was more like a run of mixed elements and really took me out of my typical running comfort zone. The… Continue reading Tim Kennard 10 Mile River Run Race Recap

Cherry Blossom · Half Marathon · races · Racing · Running · St. Michaels Running Festival · Treadmill

1st Race of the Year!

As you are reading this I may be heading to my first race of 2015 or maybe even finished it by now, depending on what time you read this post! Today I am running The Tim Kennard River Run! I am really excited to run this race and am so glad my friend Amy (amyevansfitnessatforty)… Continue reading 1st Race of the Year!

fitness and fun · Racing · Running · Selecting a Marathon

Selecting Your 1st Marathon

Tackling 26.2 is no joke and making sure your first marathon is as great as possible is key, especially if you plan to run another one, or two in your future. My first marathon was awesome for many reasons, and you can read about it here, but mainly because I followed these tips below. When… Continue reading Selecting Your 1st Marathon

another mother runner · Delaware · Dover · fitness and fun · mother runner · Racing · Running

Chocolate Lovers 5k Race Recap

Delaware’s Sweetest 5k: Chocolate Lovers 5k  Happy Valentine’s Day!  I was able to kick off my V Day combining my two favorite activities: (1) hanging with my boys and (2) running!  Jimmy, Grant, and I headed over to Deltech for the Chocolate Lovers 5k.  This is the second year I have run this race –… Continue reading Chocolate Lovers 5k Race Recap

fitness and fun · Hot Mom Check-In

New Blog Series: HOT MOM CHECK-IN!

Hot Girl Mom Check In Flashback circa 2002-2005ish….Anybody remember “Hot Girl Check In”?  What, what! Yes, we are taking it old school here at Jonesin for a Run!  “Hot Girl Check In” was a segment on Q102 that ran from approximately 2002-2004ish where “hot girls” would call in and tell the Greater Philadelphia region just… Continue reading New Blog Series: HOT MOM CHECK-IN!

fitness and fun · races · Running

National Stroller Running Day!

I am so excited to share with you that Saturday, November 8th is National Stroller Running Day! A few awesome people and companies (BOB, New Balance, Fit4Mom, Moms Little Running Buddy, Linkouture and Run Stroller Run) have gathered together to put together a great day of celebrating National Stroller Running Day! To kick off this… Continue reading National Stroller Running Day!

Delaware · fitness and fun · Half Marathon · races · Running · St. Michaels Running Festival · Training Plan

Make it Happen in May: Take 2

Truth be told… I am not making it happen in May. I am very sad to report I have barely run this month AND I have done 1 early morning rise and grind so far. Very sad- I know. The good news is that I can turn this around. I have convinced my husband to… Continue reading Make it Happen in May: Take 2