Race recap: Alien Chase 5K 2022

The Alien Chase 5K is hosted every year in Roswell, NM during the UFO Festival (around the 4th of July weekend). Just like last year, it was very VERY hot and humid, even at the 7am race start. I learned my lesson from last year...black attracts mosquitoes, and so does the lack of bug spray. … Continue reading Race recap: Alien Chase 5K 2022

Race recap: Labor Day 10K 2022

It has been a blazing hot summer in Colorado. Labor Day weekend was no exception! There were 3 distances available: half marathon, 10K, and 5K. The 10K started right when it was just cool enough but on the brink of heating up. Thankfully I dressed to what the weather would have been at my anticipated … Continue reading Race recap: Labor Day 10K 2022

Race Recap: Seaside Half Marathon 2022

Seaside was my 54th lifetime half marathon. I don't think you can ever really go wrong with a race on/near a beach, especially in California when the weather is so consistent year round. Something I need to remember, though, is that a race on the beach always starts off VERY cold. Bring a windbreaker or … Continue reading Race Recap: Seaside Half Marathon 2022

Race Recap: Surf City Half Marathon 2022

Surf City was my 53rd lifetime half marathon. This race came on the heels of my first 50K, which was an incredible experience. After that, I felt a little lost and wasn't sure what kind of goals to set or what to focus on. This is mainly because I am starting IVF up again, which … Continue reading Race Recap: Surf City Half Marathon 2022

Race Recap: Go Short, Go Long, Go Very Long 50K 2022

This was my very first 50K! And I finished standing upright! This was supposed to be my last big hurrah before restarting the IVF process again. I am so happy I did this race and am so happy with my performance. This was about as close to a perfect race as it comes. This never … Continue reading Race Recap: Go Short, Go Long, Go Very Long 50K 2022