Race recap: Ruidoso Half Marathon 2021

This was, by far, the MOST difficult race I had ever done. Difficult races are so great for so many reasons:1) You really learn how much misery you can tolerate.2) It's a productive way to demonstrate your stubbornness. 3) Finding distractions become a game. 4) It makes for a great story afterwards. This race in …

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Race recap: Utah Valley 10K 2021

Similarly to the race the night before, this race was HOT HOT HOT! The photos are very misleading. There were gorgeous blue skies but the air was definitely heavy and dewy. The 10K was a point-to-point course. It required a bus ride to the start line. Thankfully my group stayed at a hotel near the …

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Hike: Stonehenge Trail at Lake Pueblo State Park

I headed out to Lake Pueblo State Park for an overnight camping trip. It was very toasty and warm and sunny! During the entire hike I may have ran into a few cyclists and four other hikers. On AllTrails I found a short hike that included a few great views of the reservoir and valley. …

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Race recap: Pasadena Triathlon 2020

For my birthday, I decided to race in the Pasadena Triathlon. This race required a little more preparation than a typical running race, mostly because it required the use of a bike. I looked into shipping my road bike (at least $100), renting a bike (also at least $100), or event renting out a shared …

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