It’s hard to believe that tomorrow is the last day of 2015! I’ll be sharing my thoughts about the year ahead later this week or early next, but I think it’s important to look back and celebrate first. This post includes month-by-month memories. It’s been an incredible year that will be difficult to top!
I completed my first full marathon at Walt Disney World to kick off the year, and then returned home to full-on winter weather for a month of recovery. I also hosted a Women Who Brunch event.
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It was a short but exciting month. I went on my first blog trip to Montauk, hosted an event at Athleta Flatiron, became a Finish Line Women Ambassador, and traveled to Denver.
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In March, I attended unique blog events, like a silent disco yoga class and an on-set workout with Target. I also registered for the Nike Toronto 15K.
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Spring finally decided to arrive in April, and I started to work with my current photographer, Nick. I also became a Women’s Health Magazine Ambassador.
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I set my current half marathon PR in Pittsburgh, my hometown. Mom also ran the race as her first half. I went on my (second) first date with B. Yes, second.
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In June, I ran the Nike Toronto 15K, practiced yoga in Times Square for the Summer Solstice, and attended my first Mets game at Citi Field.
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This was my 27th birthday month. I spent weekends at the beach in both New Jersey and Maryland. I also created my own role at 360i.
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To finish the summer, I traveled to Vancouver (to run SeaWheeze) and Seattle. I also partnered with POPSUGAR on a photo shoot–launching soon!
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I practiced yoga in Central Park with thousands. I also ran my first Ragnar Relay with New Balance and became a ClassPass Ambassador.
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I ran the Nike Women’s Half Marathon SF for the second time (this time with Finish Line). After returning home, I tried and fell in love with Mile High Run Club.
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I traveled to Las Vegas to run my first Rock ‘n’ Roll races (the 5K and half marathon) with B. I spent Thanksgiving in Charlotte with my family.
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Before heading back to Charlotte for Christmas, I was named to Team Nuun 2016! I also booked an April 2016 trip to Florence and Barcelona.
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