Race Recap: Honolulu Marathon 2018

One of my favorite states of all time...Hawaii! When I first heard of the Honolulu Marathon, there were a few things that drew me in: 1) a marathon in paradise and 2) no time limit! (A back-of-packer like me needs all the time she can get.) The Honolulu Marathon is in December, which is a …

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Race Recap: Rock n Roll Denver Half Marathon 2018

This is my third time running the Rock n Roll Denver half marathon. However, this was the first time I didn't live a block away from the start line! Over the weekend, I received a lovely nuun shipment! I added a few extra flavors to my standards: watermelon and tropical fruit. Together, they taste like …

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Race Recap: Rock n Roll Savannah Half Marathon 2018

I had been wanting to run Rock n Roll Savannah since 2012. It was one of the first races I registered for when I bought my first tour pass. My goal was always to run the full marathon, but I came up very short on training time. My longest run had been 17 miles on …

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Race Recap: Rock n Roll Las Vegas Half Marathon 2018

Las Vegas is a fun city. It is more fun in November when you get to run on the Las Vegas Strip in the evening! I've generally had a pretty good time at this race in the past, but the day before the race I came down with a cold. It was such bad timing …

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Race Recap: Hot Chocolate 15K Denver 2018

This was single-handly one of the most fun races I've done...ever! The Hot Chocolate series is a multi-city race circuit that includes 5K and 15K distances. I wish they actually went up to the half marathon distance, but I can see how these distances actually make the race more approachable and fun. My husband was …

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Race Recap: Rock n Roll San Antonio Half Marathon 2018

I’ve ran a few races in Texas, but this was probably the first one that actually went well! Because of my previous trips, I didn’t go in expecting much, and I left the race really happy with everything. It was a big change from my previous performances in Texas! It was a quick turnaround trip. …

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Desert’s Edge Make-up Sprint Tri 2018

I had a DNS (did not start) earlier this season for a sprint triathlon. This was already a downgrade from the half ironman for which I was training. There were a lot of things out of my control that required that I pull out of the event, and the race director was nice enough to …

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Race Recap: Rock n Roll Montreal Half Marathon 2018

There is something so special about international races. Perhaps it's because I'm out of my element, or because some of the street signs are in a foreign language. It's just far enough away from home to make it feel special again. This race took me to...Canada! The journey to Canada took about six hours from …

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Another DNS, A Run Streak…And Ramping Up for Honolulu

A few days after my last post, there was a sudden change in plans. We ended up not making it to the start line at the Rocking Chocolate Half Marathon, and I never made it to the start line for the Desert's Edge Sprint Triathlon either. That makes two triathlon DNSs (did not start) this …

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Week 5+6 Desert’s Edge Tri Training: A Little Bit of Adventure

The antibiotics are done and the cold/flu has mostly worked itself out of me. The exhaustion is still lingering but I am able to get most of my rest. I've registered for the sprint distance, and oh boy, thank goodness I didn't spring for the Olympic! I've made it into the pool a few times, …

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