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WE MADE IT!

At approximately 2:26pm on 6.08.19, our Relay came to an end when we reached our final destination

The Roanoke River LightHouse, Edenton, NC

Thanks to all our supporters, sponsors and new friends along the way! Can’t wait to do this again next year!

What This Is

On June 6th, 12 members of the Trottin’ Oxen Run club will embark on a running adventure like no other.

Starting at 7:00 am on Thursday, June 6th, we will attempt a relay from the White House in Washington, D.C. to the Roanoke River Lighthouse in Edenton, NC – a distance of 343 miles.

What makes this unique is The White House To LightHouse Relay was created by runners looking to push the boundaries of what an athletic event can be. Countless hours have gone into developing our idea, planning the route, mitigating risks and obtaining sponsors.

Our plan is to document the entire experience on social media (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) so that everyone can follow along. Please follow us on our adventure. If nothing else, keeping 12 people crammed into a tight space for over 72 hours will make for some amusing YouTube videos.

How We're Planning To Get There

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Hours of planning have gone into selecting our route. Most of the journey will follow the East Coast Greenway, a 3,000-mile bike and walking route linking Maine to Florida. Fortunately, we will only be covering 343 miles of it from Washington D.C to Edenton, NC. But planning can only do so much. We will encounter situations that we will have to solve on the fly.

Luckily we are prepared!

We will have a lead RV with a follow vehicle supporting the runner(s), always on the move. We’re using the latest GPS tech to track our movements and post to this website for real-time location updates. If you’re anywhere on the route and want to run with us – you are more than welcome! Everyone knows runners hate running alone!

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Please join us on our adventure by liking and following  as we travel from the White House to the LightHouse!

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  • The rest of the day won’t be able to compete with my nice, cool #sexyPace #run along Lake Union, followed by a visit to Top Pot Doughnuts.
  • Don’t mind @indigosplinter 💪🏻👀 He got his swoll on this morning and couldn’t help admiring the view 🤣 .
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  • Finally made the decision to see what @that_gradstudentlife has been raving about for the past year. This morning I tried my first @redeffect_fairfax class and aside from having my arse kicked, I loved it. Loved it so much that I committed to taking more classes over the next month. 
Looking forward to seeing what high intensity interval training does for my overall fitness and how the infrared saunas impact my marathon training recovery.
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  • Posted @withrepost • @redeffect_fairfax Who takes Sundays off? Not us! 🔥💪#squadrolldeep #betheeffect #sundayfunday @wh2lh_relay @asuhh_breenuh
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  • #Reposted - My 15 minutes of fame on Public Access TV! 
Link is below and in my bio! I guess I’m ready for prime time now!!
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White House to Light House - 343 Miles, 12 Runners, 3 Days 
Watch through Link In Bio or at:  https://novaweekendwarriors.com/podcast. 
On episode 6 of NoVA Weekend Warriors on Herndon Community Television (HCTV), Meg interviews the runners of the first ever White House To LightHouse relay, #WH2LH, which was comprised of members of local running clubs including @trottin_oxen, @old_town_herndon_hh_run, @runpacers, Joggers and Lagers, @novemberprojectdc, Pacers Arlington Track Crew and Pacers Social Runs. 
This was their first attempt and you'll hear all about their successes, the challenges they had to overcome along the way, whether or not they completed the challenge and whether or not this will become an annual event!  Sponsors of the relay included @oldoxbrewery, @studiooneprinting, @redeffect_fairfax, @greenlizardcycling and Pacers Running. Unexpected support and cheering provided along the way by @luter_ymca, Trottin Oxen Run Club Virtual Cheering Squad and even a Truck Stop Shower?! Watch a new episode of NoVA Weekend Warriors each month on Herndon Community Television (HCTV) on Channel 23 on Cox Communications and Channel 28 on Verizon Fios, airing on the following schedule:
Wednesdays at 10:15am
Thursdays at 5:30pm
Saturdays at 11:00am
Tuesdays at 9pm

#WH2LH #running #runnersworld #strava #garminfitness #runningadventure #runningbuddies #runfun #runchat #runlife #lovetorun #foreveryrun #runningcommunity
  • #Repost @wh2lh_relay
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Posted @withrepost • @novaweekendwarriors @novaweekendwarriors on @herndoncommunitytv (HCTV) Episode 6: @wh2lh_relay White House to Light House - 343 Miles, 12 Runners, 3 Days 
Watch through Link In Bio or at:  https://novaweekendwarriors.com/podcast. 
On episode 6 of NoVA Weekend Warriors on Herndon Community Television (HCTV), Meg interviews the runners of the first ever White House To LightHouse relay, #WH2LH, which was comprised of members of local running clubs including @trottin_oxen, @old_town_herndon_hh_run, @runpacers, Joggers and Lagers, @novemberprojectdc, Pacers Arlington Track Crew and Pacers Social Runs. 
This was their first attempt and you'll hear all about their successes, the challenges they had to overcome along the way, whether or not they completed the challenge and whether or not this will become an annual event!  Sponsors of the relay included @oldoxbrewery, @studiooneprinting, @redeffect_fairfax, @greenlizardcycling and Pacers Running. Unexpected support and cheering provided along the way by @luter_ymca, Trottin Oxen Run Club Virtual Cheering Squad and even a Truck Stop Shower?! Watch a new episode of NoVA Weekend Warriors each month on Herndon Community Television (HCTV) on Channel 23 on Cox Communications and Channel 28 on Verizon Fios, airing on the following schedule:
Wednesdays at 10:15am
Thursdays at 5:30pm
Saturdays at 11:00am
Tuesdays at 9pm

#WH2LH #running #runnersworld #strava #garminfitness #runningadventure #runningbuddies #runfun #runchat #runlife #lovetorun #foreveryrun #runningcommunity
  • Posted @withrepost • @novaweekendwarriors @novaweekendwarriors on @herndoncommunitytv (HCTV) Episode 6: @wh2lh_relay White House to Light House - 343 Miles, 12 Runners, 3 Days 
Watch through Link In Bio or at:  https://novaweekendwarriors.com/podcast. 
On episode 6 of NoVA Weekend Warriors on Herndon Community Television (HCTV), Meg interviews the runners of the first ever White House To LightHouse relay, #WH2LH, which was comprised of members of local running clubs including @trottin_oxen, @old_town_herndon_hh_run, @runpacers, Joggers and Lagers, @novemberprojectdc, Pacers Arlington Track Crew and Pacers Social Runs. 
This was their first attempt and you'll hear all about their successes, the challenges they had to overcome along the way, whether or not they completed the challenge and whether or not this will become an annual event!  Sponsors of the relay included @oldoxbrewery, @studiooneprinting, @redeffect_fairfax, @greenlizardcycling and Pacers Running. Unexpected support and cheering provided along the way by @luter_ymca, Trottin Oxen Run Club Virtual Cheering Squad and even a Truck Stop Shower?! Watch a new episode of NoVA Weekend Warriors each month on Herndon Community Television (HCTV) on Channel 23 on Cox Communications and Channel 28 on Verizon Fios, airing on the following schedule:
Wednesdays at 10:15am
Thursdays at 5:30pm
Saturdays at 11:00am
Tuesdays at 9pm

#WH2LH #running #runnersworld #strava #garminfitness #runningadventure #runningbuddies #runfun #runchat #runlife #lovetorun #foreveryrun #runningcommunity
  • @novaweekendwarriors on @herndoncommunitytv (HCTV) Episode 6: @wh2lh_relay White House to Light House - 343 Miles, 12 Runners, 3 Days 
Watch through Link In Bio or at:  https://novaweekendwarriors.com/podcast. 
On episode 6 of NoVA Weekend Warriors on Herndon Community Television (HCTV), Meg interviews the runners of the first ever White House To LightHouse relay, #WH2LH, which was comprised of members of local running clubs including @trottin_oxen, @old_town_herndon_hh_run, @runpacers, Joggers and Lagers, @novemberprojectdc, Pacers Arlington Track Crew and Pacers Social Runs. 
This was their first attempt and you'll hear all about their successes, the challenges they had to overcome along the way, whether or not they completed the challenge and whether or not this will become an annual event!  Sponsors of the relay included @oldoxbrewery, @studiooneprinting, @redeffect_fairfax, @greenlizardcycling and Pacers Running. Unexpected support and cheering provided along the way by @luter_ymca, Trottin Oxen Run Club Virtual Cheering Squad and even a Truck Stop Shower?! Watch a new episode of NoVA Weekend Warriors each month on Herndon Community Television (HCTV) on Channel 23 on Cox Communications and Channel 28 on Verizon Fios, airing on the following schedule:
Wednesdays at 10:15am
Thursdays at 5:30pm
Saturdays at 11:00am
Tuesdays at 9pm

#hipherndon #megdonnellylmtllc #novaweekendwarriors #herndon #herndonva #reston #restonva #restonherndon #herndonreston #healthyherndon
  • @novaweekendwarriors on @herndoncommunitytv (HCTV) Episode 6: @wh2lh_relay White House to Light House - 343 Miles, 12 Runners, 3 Days 
Watch through Link In Bio or at:  https://novaweekendwarriors.com/podcast. 
On episode 6 of NoVA Weekend Warriors on Herndon Community Television (HCTV), Meg interviews the runners of the first ever White House To LightHouse relay, #WH2LH, which was comprised of members of local running clubs including @trottin_oxen, @old_town_herndon_hh_run, @runpacers, Joggers and Lagers, @novemberprojectdc, Pacers Arlington Track Crew and Pacers Social Runs. 
This was their first attempt and you'll hear all about their successes, the challenges they had to overcome along the way, whether or not they completed the challenge and whether or not this will become an annual event!  Sponsors of the relay included @oldoxbrewery, @studiooneprinting, @redeffect_fairfax, @greenlizardcycling and Pacers Running. Unexpected support and cheering provided along the way by @luter_ymca, Trottin Oxen Run Club Virtual Cheering Squad and even a Truck Stop Shower?! Watch a new episode of NoVA Weekend Warriors each month on Herndon Community Television (HCTV) on Channel 23 on Cox Communications and Channel 28 on Verizon Fios, airing on the following schedule:
Wednesdays at 10:15am
Thursdays at 5:30pm
Saturdays at 11:00am
Tuesdays at 9pm

#hipherndon #megdonnellylmtllc #novaweekendwarriors #herndon #herndonva #reston #restonva #restonherndon #herndonreston #healthyherndon
  • The NOVA Weekend Warriors interview with my fellow #wh2lh team members is now up at bit.ly/WH2LH ! Learn all about the relay, local #running clubs, and what #sexyPace means to me.
  • The 13th member of the #WH2LH Relay Team was our Ford Jayco RV 🚐 Some behind the scenes photos of us decorating our sweet ride
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  • #TransformationTuesday 
Hey Google ~ you should update your list of “Practical Uses For Duct Tape” to include, decorating the exterior of motorized vehicles for advertisement purposes. *Disclaimer: contact paper was applied directly to vehicle to protect the paint, prior to applying the Duct Tape* 🚐 Checkout that sweet decor 💯% 🔥
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  • 💡🎥🎬Stay Tuned!! 👩‍🎤👨‍🎤
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  • #Repost @wh2lh_relay
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Soooo....yesterday we did a thing..... 🎥🎤🎬 Looking forward to sharing it with all of you. Stay Tuned!! 🤗
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  • Soooo....yesterday we did a thing..... 🎥🎤🎬 Looking forward to sharing it with all of you. Stay Tuned!! 🤗
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#WH2LH #WH2LHrelay #running #runners #runnersofinstagram #instarunners #igrunners #runningbuddies #runningadventure #runeverywhere #runningcommunity #runchat #runlife #lovetorun #runrunrun #runfun #run #fitness #fitspo #fitnessmotivation #fitnessinspiration #willrunforbeer #NOVArun4beer #strava #garmin #runnersworldmag #foreveryrun
  • Posted @withrepost • @eastcoastgreenway #TBT to that time 12 friends ran 343 miles on the East Coast Greenway from the White House to a lighthouse! ➡️ Story in bio.
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  • Introducing the X Commandments of the WH2LH Relay || As you might have guessed, we had time to kill between legs.
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  • #Repost @jnie4 with @get_repost
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2 weeks ago, myself and 11 of my running buddies embarked on a running adventure of epic proportion. Since the #WH2LH Relay, we’ve received an overwhelming outpouring of support and interest, from near and far. We owe a great deal of gratitude to our AMAZING Sponsors (@oldoxbrewery , @studiooneprinting , @redeffectfairfax , @greenlizardcycling , @runpacers ) and our Running Family. Thank you all and special thanks to @runwashington for the sweet write-up of our #runningadventure! .
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  • #Repost @jnie4
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2 weeks ago, myself and 11 of my running buddies embarked on a running adventure of epic proportion. Since the #WH2LH Relay, we’ve received an overwhelming outpouring of support and interest, from near and far. We owe a great deal of gratitude to our AMAZING Sponsors (@oldoxbrewery , @studiooneprinting , @redeffectfairfax , @greenlizardcycling , @runpacers ) and our Running Family. Thank you all and special thanks to @runwashington for the sweet write-up of our #runningadventure! .
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#runnersofinstagram #running #run #fun #runrunrun #foreveryrun #lovetorun #runlife #runchat #inspiringwomenrunners #runnersworld #fitnessinspiration #fitnessmotivation #fitfam #fitness #fitspo #eastcoastgreenway #oldoxbrewery #greenlizardcycling #studiooneprinting #runpacers #willeunforbeer #NOVArun4beer #TrottinOxen
  • Be sure to check out RunWashington.com Feature Story about the WH2LH Relay.  @runwashington Thank you 🙌🏻 for the feature. .
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  • 2 weeks ago, myself and 11 of my running buddies embarked on a running adventure of epic proportion. Since the #WH2LH Relay, we’ve received an overwhelming outpouring of support and interest, from near and far. We owe a great deal of gratitude to our AMAZING Sponsors (@oldoxbrewery , @studiooneprinting , @redeffectfairfax , @greenlizardcycling , @runpacers ) and our Running Family. Thank you all and special thanks to @runwashington for the sweet write-up of our #runningadventure! .
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  • #tbt We’re still celebrating our epic #WH2LH Relay #RunningAdventure (📸by: @mrtu7k )
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