Posted in April 2015

Keeping It Honest

Keeping It Honest

By Princess Alana Thank you, virtual world, for keeping me an honest woman! This blog was first created more as a virtual scrapbook of our journey to the Castle. Since attaining that goal, we have met so many amazing woman, who unbeknownst to us, were inspired and had the courage to begin their own journey … Continue reading

Princess of Steel

Princess of Steel

By Princess Jodi When my spring race calendar started to come together, a definite theme emerged: badass. Starting with Around The Bay, I would run my longest race ever on an infamously challenging 30K course and follow that up a month later by becoming a Runner of Steel while running the bridges of the Pittsburgh Half-Marathon. While I … Continue reading

39 and Holding on Tight

39 and Holding on Tight

By Princess Alana Well the day has come that I am officially holding on tight to my 39th birthday. I can’t help but reminisce and reflect on how lucky I am to have a wonderful family, a vocation in teaching and a great group of friends. Fortunately, as well, I have been given a clean bill … Continue reading

Winning the Nike Lottery

Winning the Nike Lottery

By Princess Jodi Remember that time we entered the Nike DC lottery and didn’t get in? And took it totally personally and grew a chip on our shoulders for Nike? Well, now we’re in a full-on LOVE AFFAIR with Nike because we are officially running for Tiffany bling at the inaugural Nike Women’s 15K in … Continue reading

Around The Bay 30K in Pictures

Around The Bay 30K in Pictures

By Princess Jodi I didn’t blog much about the training for this race, despite the hours on hours of treadmill slogging required to get race ready during the coldest, most uncooperative winter, for a very simple reason: I didn’t know if I could actually do it. It was my longest race ever, and also my longest run … Continue reading