New Years resolutions usually suck. However, I've seen some folks who stick it out really....stick it out! My new years resolutions (already revised since Jan 1st) - Wear sunscreen everyday (first need to find one that doesn't cause me to break out!) Make 5K and 10K my race distances of the year January: Las Cruces … Continue reading 2023 New Year’s Resolutions
Race Recap: Las Cruces 10K 2023
New year, same me! Still scrolling through my favorite website of all time, runningintheusa.com and looking for quick weekend races. I'm trying to stay within driving distance nowadays. This new race sprang up out of nowhere...the inaugural Las Cruces marathon, half, 10K, and 5K. Since it was the first race, we obviously had to go … Continue reading Race Recap: Las Cruces 10K 2023
I’m a Still I Run 2023 Ambassador!
I'm proud to announce that I have been re-selected as a 2023 Still I Run Ambassador. Still I Run is the country’s only non-profit running community that works to promote the benefits of running for mental health while also working to defeat the stigma, raise awareness around the topic, and help others get started running … Continue reading I’m a Still I Run 2023 Ambassador!
IVF for Runners
If you are part of this unfortunate group, I am so sorry that you are here. Throughout my IVF journey, it's been so hard to find this information. I've asked my doctors for advice, Googled a lot, listened to a lot of podcasts, and tried to sift through medical papers. The information is not straightforward … Continue reading IVF for Runners
DIY treadmill desk
Being couched for long periods of time is no fun at all for a runner. I've thought a lot about getting a treadmill desk but they are just generally so expensive. My first treadmill desk was a platform that strapped onto the treadmill handlebars. It was definitely sturdy, but my neck and wrists hurt so … Continue reading DIY treadmill desk
Race Recap: Great Balloon Chase 10K 2022
Fall in Albuquerque is quite nice. I've really enjoyed the smaller races I've been doing lately. It feels nice to support smaller businesses and to get to know these cities a little more intimately. This was my first hot air balloon themed race, and it was very scenic! As you can see from my race … Continue reading Race Recap: Great Balloon Chase 10K 2022
I registered for the Monument Valley Half Marathon!
The last few years have been quite a rocky road, but races always gives me something to look forward to. Registering for a race is forever a sign of runner optimism: it's a milestone, a goal, a reason for training. My IVF journey has been so tough over the past few years that I really … Continue reading I registered for the Monument Valley Half Marathon!
Race Recap: Dopey Challenge 2022
This was my second Dopey Challenge ever. The first time I did it, I figured it would be my last one. Now that I've done my second one, I want to keep doing this challenge! My body absolutely loves the training and I feel so great in the weeks after the race. Training has gone … Continue reading Race Recap: Dopey Challenge 2022
Race recap: Hot Chocolate Seattle 5K 2022
I love spending my birthday week/weekend in Seattle. I was able to double up with a work trip to also visit my coworkers and friends. I was also able to squeeze in the Hot Chocolate 5K, which meant I was able to hit my 5 year legacy status. Seattle races have lately been having lots … Continue reading Race recap: Hot Chocolate Seattle 5K 2022
Race recap: Chili Pepper Half Marathon 2022
I loved taking a quick weekend road trip to Las Cruces. This is another small local race that is frequented by folks in the 50 States Club. It is a one mile loop as many times you need to finish your race distance. They host both a half marathon and full marathon. I think they … Continue reading Race recap: Chili Pepper Half Marathon 2022