There was nothing easy about the LA Marathon for me. It was only last week that I crossed the finish line but I'm still thinking about it. All of my classmates asked me about how well I did. I had the same blanket answer for everyone. "I finished, but I was really really slow." Am … Continue reading Let’s Be Honest…I Could’ve Done Better.
I survived...but man oh man I am definitely feeling the pain of undertraining. The course was great. It was the best foot tour of LA I've ever taken. What got me most excited about this race was that I've been to every part of the city, but I've yet to actually go through it in … Continue reading Race Recap: The 2012 LA Marathon
Woah, where did February go?! There's only 15 more days until the LA Marathon. Good news is that I wrapped up my fundraising. I can't believe that I was able to reach the $1,000 fundraising requirement. Honestly, that seemed more out of reach than the actual 26.2 miles! Special thanks to the landslide of friends … Continue reading Marathon Countdown: 15 Days, 60-hour Workweeks
A lot of people talk about the things they want for Christmas. Nothing's wrong with wanting stuff for Christmas, I suppose. However, what people usually don't talk about are some of the more obvious needs of the people around them for the holidays. For me, Christmas is more like Thanksgiving...it's more of a time to reflect … Continue reading My Christmas Wish List for 2011
Getting started with a running program can be challenging, especially for people who is strapped for time. However, something you have to realize is that everyone has a busy life, a demanding family, and lots of time commitments. However, what separates runners from non-runners is that a runner makes the time for them. Health and fitness … Continue reading Fitness Friday: Someone Busier Than You Is Running Right Now
At this weekend's Zappos Rock n Roll Marathon weekend, they hosted a few other events...including their very own Stiletto Dash! The Stiletto Dash was a 50-yard race in (a minimum of) 3 inch heels on a fancy red carpet. Dashers sprinted through The Palazzo's Casino and raised money for charity while racing for a … Continue reading Who Dares to Brave the Stiletto Dash?
Lets do this Memento style: start with the ending and then go from the beginning. The giant marble stadium was overwhelming. As I neared it on the last of my energy reserves, I tried to pick up the pace but it was just unbearable. But, as my right foot landed on the soft track, I … Continue reading Race Recap: The Athens Classic Marathon