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One More Marathon :: Staying Fit While Traveling

It’s not an easy thing to balance all the time we spend on the road and staying fit for all the races and other fitness competitions I like to participate in. Especially when it’s work travel. You don’t have…

Bullet Journal Running

Bullet Journal :: Running and Fitness

“In this age of online everything, many runners track their training digitally by syncing their watches to the cloud. But thanks in part to Instagram and Pinterest, an analog alternative is trending.” ~ Runner’s World May 2017 We runners love…

Runner’s World + The Power of Positive

You guys, you guys, you guys! I’m in this month’s issue of Runner’s World! Okay. Just had to get that out of my system. I started out in track and field when I was in the eighth grade. Which…

One More Marathon :: Gearing Up

Gearing up doesn’t make you a runner. Running makes you a runner. To get started running, you don’t need much beyond shorts, a t-shirt, a sports bra for us ladies, and a good pair of running shoes. Emphasis on good. But when you…

Cherry Blossom 10-Miler :: A Run in Review

Never doubt the power of social media has to help you explore. For instance, if not for a comment by the awesome Erin McGrady from Local Adventurer on this post, I don’t think I would have known about the…

I’m Running One More Marathon :: A New Series

Those of you who have been hanging out at the Grape Soda Club for a while have probably figured out that I like running. I do my best thinking when I’m out there running, it gets me both the…

The D.C. Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon :: Run in Review

Our biggest goal with The Grape Soda Club is to inspire you guys to go out and have adventures, and to try things you might not have thought you could accomplish – and show that you can. Scott and I like…

9 Must-Try Running Events in the DC Metro Area

You guys already know from this post and this post that I’m a big running tourist. I love discovering new things about a place I’m visiting by taking a running tour, running a race, or just finding a creative…

All the Essentials to Pack for a Destination Race

Even the most seasoned travelers end up forgetting things. But when you’re traveling for a destination race, you need to be even more meticulous – missing a piece of gear could either totally derail your event or potentially cause…

Training for Adventure

There are a lot of articles out there that give you plenty of tips on how to stay in shape while traveling. But not too many people will tell you how to get in shape for traveling. Chances are…