Vicky Hallett
Vicky Hallett
MisFits Columnist

Vicky Hallett has been one of The Washington Post’s MisFits since the column began in 2007. Read it every week in the Wellness section or Lean & Fit e-newsletter for the latest on the area exercise scene. Her day job is editing the Fit section of Express, which is where you’ll also find her weekly transit column, DC Rider. She lives in the District’s Capitol Hill neighborhood with her husband.

Latest by Vicky Hallett

Silver Line travel guide: five excursions on Metro’s new rails

Silver Line travel guide: five excursions on Metro’s new rails

Even if Tysons and Reston are nowhere near your regular 9-to-5 routine, there are plenty of other reasons to venture into Silver Line territory.

The Anacostia Safari Series invites you to paddle for a purpose

The Anacostia Safari Series invites you to paddle for a purpose

Find out how you can take a guided canoe tour to Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens and other destinations along the Anacostia River.

Boatbound borrows the Airbnb model to encourage people to get their feet wet

Boatbound borrows the Airbnb model to encourage people to get their feet wet

The next wave of the sharing economy has arrived in D.C. And it handles waves remarkably well. The company’s goal: to get a lot of landlubbers shipshape.

A new study about what makes sports fun for kids finds that winning isn’t everything

A new study about what makes sports fun for kids finds that winning isn’t everything

Dozens of other factors are more important for keeping kids involved with athletics, says researcher Amanda Visek, who set out to explore what “fun” really means.