running

Falmouth Road Race

Course: This 7-mile race is notoriously as grueling as it is picturesque. There are hills, there is heat, historically there is stifling humidity, and for a couple of miles mid-race there is no cover. You hit the first gradual hill right out of the gate as you claw your way through the masses erupting like ants from […] Read more…

Miami

Our trip to Miami was not planned, but more of a vacation cobbled together around a family member’s health crisis. We had visited Miami many times as cool young childless people, and we always stayed on the beach. Now I’m a nervous mom terrified of balconies (which every single Florida beach hotel has), so I was kind of […] Read more…

Feaster Five Road Race

Though I grew up not far from here, neither my dad nor I have ever run the Feaster Five road race on Thanksgiving Day. I knew it was a big one, but I didn’t expect the vibe to be so fun! It felt like the whole community was out enjoying themselves – there were runners, […] Read more…

Ipswich River Park

Ipswich River Park – 15 Central Street, North Reading MA Highlights: This is a huge, gorgeous park with something for everyone. In addition to the playground and sandbox for kids, you can launch a canoe or kayak, jog or walk pathways and trails, have a picnic, shoot hoops, throw horseshoes, play tennis, skateboard, ride bikes […] Read more…