Let’s Be Honest…I Could’ve Done Better.

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.

Marathon Countdown: 15 Days, 60-hour Workweeks

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

My Christmas Wish List for 2011

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

Fitness Friday: Someone Busier Than You Is Running Right Now

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

Who Dares to Brave the Stiletto Dash?

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?

Race Recap: The Athens Classic Marathon

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