Happy Sunny & Bright Holidays from Curacao!

I had plans to post my favorite Christmas recipes, homemade gifts, favorite Holiday songs and more, but none of that happened, because this Island Girl’s mind was somewhere else: after 10 months, I was finally heading home!  Home. Many places have been home for me these past few years, but no matter where I live, […]

Guest Post: Running the Curaçao Marathon

Back in July my friend at Sand & Stilettos posted about the first Curaçao Marathon. I immediately started planning my runcation and posting on twitter to try to find other runners interested in heading down to Curaçao. Anyone interested in #running a half or full #marathon in November in #Curacao? http://t.co/KgCWy6Z0hx is brainstorming a #runcation! — Gabi Torres […]

Outerbanks, NC: Half Marathon, Beautiful Beaches, Fishing and More

If you’ve never been to North Carolina’s Outerbanks, you are missing out. While I’m loving my little staycation (I finished 2 of my DIY craft projects and I’m making cheese!), I kind of wish I was at the beach right now! Not only was the OBX Marathon & Half Marathon today, but Pablo is also […]

North East Training Weekend

Traveling while Ironman training is difficult to say the least. Lucky for us, the DC Tri Club organizes some super fun training weekends. I actually just joined the DC Tri Club board and became the Director of Club Training, so when I transition into the position next month, these weekends will fall under my responsibilities and […]

Working & Playing in Chicago!

I am spending Memorial Day Weekend in Chicago and so far it has been a blast. I arrived here early Friday, jumped into the Hyatt McCormick’s pool (which isn’t the almost 25m they said it would be, but nevertheless a very nice pool for some lap swimming) and then headed out for a 5.5 mile run […]