Races/Challenges

American Odyssey Relay Adventure

Where shall I start to recap my two + day American Odyssey Adventure? From the top… Thursday afternoon I got all ready to go –about five minutes before I was ready to head over to the gym to meet the gang, my iPhone that was in my more »

Gearing up for the Big Race

This is the week of my American Odyssey Race— I just reviewed my legs of the race and seems do-able. I ran 6 miles total on Saturday with some rests in between but I know I can do it with less rest –I may not be the more »

The MoonWalk NYC 2013: Support Breast Cancer Initiatives

The MoonWalk NYC 2013  Just received a really cool training essentials kit in the mail today – for a great race in NYC this summer: The MoonWalk NYC 2013 is an overnight marathon to support breast cancer initiatives! Thousands of strong, athletic, courageous women and more »

Scope It Out 5K: March 24th

With Scotty out of town my schedule is all wonky. I got my workout in and actually got a PR on my back squat. warmup 600m jog DROM Mobility skill rope climbs WOD 2×12 Back squats 210#                 more »

Capital Affiliate League Championship Tournament at CrossFit Impavidus

Capital Affiliate League Championship Tournament This weekend was a busy & action packed. Saturday was the Capital Affiliate League’s Championship Tournament and CrossFit Impavidus hosted the event.  I love watching athletes compete — it just gets me itching to work out even more.  I went in more »

Make a Leap

I want to send a big THANK YOU to my big brother Jon Gettinger for making the FIRST donation to team Hoagie’s Heroes! I love you and you are awesome! We are raising money for the Scope it Out 5K Washington DC Presented by Chris4Life and running the race more »

Hoagie’s Heroes: Scope it Out 5K March 24 2013

Scope it Out 5K This year is a big year for my family. The beginning of Summer 2008, my husband, Scotty was surprisingly diagnosed with colon cancer and had to undergo surgery to remove half of his colon and a year of chemo -that had more »

Veteran’s Day: Honoring Wounded Warriors

More than 20 wounded warriors participated at CrossFit Rubicon in Vienna, Va., this past Saturday for the first-ever Working Wounded Games. Hosted in conjunction CrossFit Walter Reed and volunteers from other metro area CrossFit affiliates, the Working Wounded Games allows veterans with combat-related disabilities to more »

CrossFit Community: For the Greater Good

Rich Froning at CrossFit Ballston – No Greater Sacrifice Event Had such a great time yesterday working out with the CrossFit community to help a good cause and got to meet the fittest man on Earth — on CrossFit Earth: Rich Froning! Really nice guy, more »

Tony Blauer’s Tactical Combative Camp: Five Important Themes For Women

Tony Blauer’s Tactical Combative Camp: Five Important Themes For Women I recently attended the annual two day Tony Blauer “Tactical Combative Camp” at CrossFit Rubicon in Tysons Corner, VA. At first glance, any normal. suburban woman would walk into that gym and see the crowd more »