I've started and edited and trashed this blog article a few times over the last few weeks, mostly because I thought that I could course-correct. After about 6 weeks of trying to get my 70.3 training in, it looks as though I will have to forgo the race after all. The training plan is 13 … Continue reading Revising my plans
Have you ever been so proud of your progress and then completely fell off the bandwagon? I have! So many times... I buy my training plans from TrainingPeaks. I find the software useful since I use a smart bike trainer that sends data to my various apps, which then uploads it to TrainingPeaks. I also … Continue reading Failing your training plan
This race weekend took me to lovely, lovely San Diego! It's so hard not to love this sun-drenched city. This was the first city where I actually got to enjoy my Hall of Fame status! Coming to San Diego, I feel strangely sad that I am not doing the Hall of Fame this year. It's … Continue reading Race Recap: Rock n Roll San Diego Half Marathon 2018
TL/DR: I made it all the way to Beijing and picked up my bib. I even made it to the start line. I went up and down the Great Wall and back over in one piece. I finished the thing! This was my face before I knew what I was getting into: Now, for the … Continue reading Race Recap: Great Wall of China Half Marathon 2018
It's hard to believe we're three months in to 2018 already. Time is flying. We headed to New Orleans for my birthday weekend. My best friend booked a ticket to The Big Easy to join in on the fun. I don't actually recall when we've ever traveled anywhere together aside from family trips, so it … Continue reading Race Recap: Rock n Roll New Orleans 2018
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 … Continue reading Honey Stinger Hive!
For Surf City, I was excited to fly in to So Cal to pace my best friend for her very first half marathon! The day before, I taught a full-day design bootcamp. It was a full class, so I was on my feet the entire day. Months beforehand, I had registered for the race and … Continue reading Race Recap: Surf City Half Marathon 2018