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
What a race! First of all, congratulations to everyone who finished the race. It was definitely a fun yet challenging course, based on all of the feedback I've sifted through online. All in all I think the race was a success -- with 44,000 runners on the Vegas Strip at night, there was bound to … Continue reading Race Recap: 2011 Zappos Rock n Roll Las Vegas Half Marathon
Hmm, I've thought about doing some crazy things, but they were usually solo adventures. I wonder if I could sucker about five other crazy people to run a 200-mile ultramarathon with me? Last night I came across an ad for the Ragnar Relay Race in So Cal...a jaunt from Huntington Beach to Coronado Island. Seeing … Continue reading Ultramarathon in My Future?
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
Again and again, I've found a way to stay motivated in my fairly new running habit... Work at crossing off my bucket list races! There's a very distinct formula I follow for this. I pair a race distance I haven't yet tried with a city I've been meaning to visit. What I ended up with was … Continue reading Motivation Monday: Cross It Off Your Bucket List
I hurriedly spent the month of April planning the inaugural Dress for Success Worldwide-West 5K/Power Walk here in LA. It was a great experience and I had a lot of fun! Planning a 5K is much more different than running a 5K, that's for sure. And, if I had to do it all over again, … Continue reading Dress for Success Named an Official Charity of the 2012 Honda LA Marathon