Honey Stinger Hive

Honey Stinger Hive!

I’m delighted to announce that I’ve been selected to join the Honey Stinger Hive this year! For those of you who do not know of Honey Stinger, they make organic honey-based sports nutrition products in the forms of stroopwafels, endurance gels, chews, and protein bars. Stroopwafles were great for me on longer training bike rides (something I look forward to…

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International Racing, Race Preparation, Team Nuun 2018

I Registered For The Great Wall of China Half Marathon

I registered for the Great Wall of China half marathon! EEEEK!! There’s a few races that are actually held there, so for clarification, I am running the one that has been organized by a local company that’s hosted the race for 16 years. The website is a bit difficult to read, but you can learn more about the race here: http://www.greatwallmarathon.com.cn/.…

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Personal Development, Rock n Roll Marathon Series, Running, Team Nuun 2018

2017 Retrospective: The Year I Pushed My Boundaries

2017 was a fun, interesting, wacky, bumpy year. By the numbers (even though the year isn’t over yet)… 28 races 3 marathons 16 half marathons 1 10Ks 8 5Ks Total distance ran: 786.9 miles Of that distance, race miles: 319.2 miles Average pace: 15:01 min/mile (yup! run/walk…) 148 runs 89,543 calories burned 42,739 ft elevation climb (and I do most…

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Team Nuun 2018

Team Nuun!

I got some exciting news earlier this week…I was accepted into Team Nuun as an ambassador for 2018! I look forward to seeing what’s ahead with one of my favorite Seattle companies…second to Amazon, of course. 🙂

Marathon Training, Running

The Heroics of the Weekend Long Run

Races are glamorous. When you first start running, training seems glamorous. The social media cheer, the text messages, the likes and tweets and sweet messages give you boosts and encouragement to lace up your shoes. What happens after you’ve logged 3,494 miles over the last 6 years? No pomp and circumstance. Mostly just crazed looks from people when you mutter under…

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