I had a lot of fun participating in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K at Fifth Third Field and the surrounding area. Having never been to the Making Strides event, I was so impressed with the positivity of everyone there – the persistent rain and dreary cold couldn’t even begin to [...]
Last year, my husband’s uncle passed away from pancreatic cancer, one of the most deadly cancers around today. It was heartbreaking how quickly it claimed his magnificent life.
This year, our family decided to walk in his honor at the Purple Stride 5K in Cincinnati. It was a beautiful day [...]
You may remember when I said that my 5K team had many races to choose from. The one we picked because they got to us first is the Family Violence Prevention Center‘s Walk to STOP Child Abuse. It was bitterly cold but thankfully the [...]
I spend most weekends not participating in 5Ks – let’s say maybe 50 out of 52 weekends a year. So you can imagine my surprise when I get invited to not 1, not 2, but 3 races on the same day, April 28, 2012. I can’t be in 3 places at once so [...]
In an effort to soak up every last pretty moment of autumn, recently my mom, sister, and I took part in the Pace for Peace 5K benefiting the Family Violence Prevention Center of Greene County. I loved that we had a reason to get outside in the fresh air at John Bryan State Park [...]
Sunday, May 29, my family decided to walk our own (thus free) 5K in Taylorsville Metro Park to the historic town of Tadmor, OH. As an avid fan of the show Life after People, Tadmor is a fascinating place to visit because it is a perfect example of what happens when people [...]
As part of my family’s goal to be involved in the community as well as stay active and exercise, we have been participating in 5K events for various charities. I had a lot of misconceptions about 5Ks and never thought for a moment that I would be participating in one, let alone two so far.
Welcome!I love Dayton, I've lived here for all of my 26 years and don't plan on settling anywhere else. I started this blog as a way to showcase the best of Dayton (as seen through my perspective) and also to share some of the things that occupy space in my mind, namely beauty, home decor, quotes, and various aspects of my life.