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New Orleans & The Best Damn Race

If you don’t follow me on social media (you really should), you may have missed the big announcement about Best Damn Race (BDR) expanding their brand into New Orleans Louisiana. @BestDamnRace is heading to New Orleans and I wanna go. Click To Tweet As a huge fan of the Big Continue Reading …

Race Report – Iron Girl Clearwater Half Marathon

Every year the Iron Girl Half Marathon comes around and I have a really tough time deciding whether or not to run it.  There are many factors that get thrown into the equation:  race budget, course difficulty and weather (the weather is very unpredictable this time of year in Florida), but since Continue Reading …

Race Recap – Best Damn Race Jacksonville 2016

Who would have thought I could come back a week after running the Disney Marathon and run one of my best times at Best Damn Race Jacksonville? Save $5 off registration for any @bestdamnrace with code HALEYD Click To Tweet I most definitely wasn’t expecting to have an exceptional race Continue Reading …

Sarasota Half Marathon Redemption

Last year, about this very time, I was peeing on a stick discovering that I was pregnant with my second child.  (TMI?) I was beyond thrilled to see that blue word “PREGNANT” on my First Response pregnancy test, but I was also a little  bummed because I had just found out Continue Reading …

Five Favorite Race Memories

I realize that I’ve been talking a lot about pregnancy and motherhood lately.  That is what has been my main focus since I’ve been absent from the racing world, so I was really excited about today’s #FridayFive topic of discussion with Mar, Courtney and Cynthia.  We are reminiscing about our Continue Reading …

Best Damn Race and a discount code

If you are looking for a discount code for Best Damn Race, you can use HALEYD at registration to save $5.   The code will only be good after the initial surge of registrants for each race.  Currently, you can use it for the marathon for Best Damn Race Cape Continue Reading …

2014 Sarasota Half Marathon & Relay Race Recap

Last year, I had wanted to run this race, but it was scheduled on the same day as another local race – the one where I PR’ed and almost ran a sub 2:00.  So when the opportunity arose for me to run the Sarasota Half Marathon this year with the Continue Reading …

Sunday Funday

I’m going to leave this short and sweet. Today was a good day! Woke up and completed half marathon #9 for some new bling and bragging rights. Then played at the beach with my daughter and parents. Then we watched the St. Patty’s Day Parade on the island. It had Continue Reading …

First Watch Sarasota Half Marathon & Relay

There’s just something special about being a runner in Central Florida.   Maybe it’s the near-perfect weather we are blessed with during the winter months or maybe it’s the beautiful coastline that we are surrounded by on either side of the state.  I feel as if it’s a combination of Continue Reading …

Best Damn Race – Orlando 2014

Last weekend was the inaugural Best Damn Race Orlando.   As you might remember, at last year’s Safety Harbor half, I experienced a whole new racing experience, one that was everything a runner could expect from an event titled the “Best Damn Race.”     When I was asked to become an ambassador Continue Reading …