Author Archives: Maddie @ Dixie Runs

About Maddie @ Dixie Runs

I'm Maddie. I'm a long time runner who has finally decided to start training for my first marathon. I do a lot of running with my 3 year old redbone coonhound, Dixie. This blog is about our running adventures and a whole lot more.

9 months later…

Tricked you with that title didn’t I? No, I did not have a baby. Just took a little time off from the blogging world, but I missed it of course! WARNING: this post is very long 🙂 Last time we … Continue reading

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The Richmond Marathon is TOMORROW!

I’m running the Richmond Marathon tomorrow! This is my FIRST marathon, and I’m scared and nervous and excited and have no idea what to expect, which makes me not so excited. I like planning and being prepared and knowing how … Continue reading

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Dixie’s Birthday and Why I Want to Move

I’ve been feeling very good about my IT band this week, thanks again for all of your encouragement and advice! It’s healing up quite nicely. Monday I did a 6 mile run after work (8:55 pace) and it felt great. … Continue reading

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Cautious Optimism and Dixie Loves me Again

Happy Monday friends! I’m usually not too happy on Mondays, but I am happy about my running last week and I feel like I’m almost out of the woods with this IT Band injury. I’ve been very cautiously building my … Continue reading

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A Weekend in Nashville and Taylor Swift Things

Thank you all so much for your advice and encouragement last week. Dealing with an injury is never fun, but you all have helped me realize that it’s not the end of the world if I can’t run Richmond in … Continue reading

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Help a Sweet Pup!

Happy Friday everyone!! I was scrolling through Facebook the other night and came across a post from a friend about her dog, Lennon (Lenny). Lenny is only 3 years old and has torn his ACL and needs surgery to repair … Continue reading

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The Honeymoon!!

I know that the wedding recap is supposed to come before the honeymoon one, but I don’t have my pictures back yet from my photographer so that one is just going to have to wait. We decided to not take … Continue reading

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A Brief Hiatus… ADIOS!

As most of you already know, I’m getting married this weekend! The wedding is on Sunday and we are leaving Monday afternoon for our honeymoon in Mexico. I’m going to be taking a brief blogging hiatus but will be sure … Continue reading

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Seven Days… Getting Worried

SEVEN days. Seven full days of no running. Might as well call it 8, because last night’s run doesn’t really count as a run. It has sucked, I’m not going to lie. Not only because I miss it and because I hate … Continue reading

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IT Band Problems… Help!

Sorry for being slightly MIA this week. I’ve been dealing with the beginning of an injury and I’m kind of freaking out a little bit… During my long run on Sunday, I started feeling some pain in my right hip … Continue reading

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