Week 3+4 Desert’s Edge Tri Training Recap: Out Sick!

In the early part of week 3, I caught a bug that quickly flatlined me. I tried my best to work through it -- meaning, I worked from home for as much as humanly possible. I tried to stay coherent on work phone calls, and I hope my emails and data analyses made sense. I'm … Continue reading Week 3+4 Desert’s Edge Tri Training Recap: Out Sick!

Week 2 Desert’s Edge Tri Training Recap: Making Time For Your Goals

I'm into my second week of this modified training plan and I have to say...I'm liking it so much more. The hours are so much more manageable compared to my last plan. I find that my motivation still waxes and wanes during the week, but I am able to rearrange them without much struggle. This … Continue reading Week 2 Desert’s Edge Tri Training Recap: Making Time For Your Goals

Week 1 Desert’s Edge Tri Training Recap: Stay Stubborn On the Vision

After a few false starts with my 70.3 base training and 13-week race training plan, I decided to scrap it for something more manageable. During my bad weeks, I was swinging around 3-5 hours comfortably, so I decided on a sprint triathlon plan that I already owned in Training Peaks. This would give me some … Continue reading Week 1 Desert’s Edge Tri Training Recap: Stay Stubborn On the Vision

Race Recap: Rock n Roll San Diego Half Marathon 2018

This race weekend took me to lovely, lovely San Diego! It's so hard not to love this sun-drenched city. This was the first city where I actually got to enjoy my Hall of Fame status! Coming to San Diego, I feel strangely sad that I am not doing the Hall of Fame this year. It's … Continue reading Race Recap: Rock n Roll San Diego Half Marathon 2018

Race Recap: Great Wall of China Half Marathon 2018

TL/DR: I made it all the way to Beijing and picked up my bib. I even made it to the start line. I went up and down the Great Wall and back over in one piece. I finished the thing! This was my face before I knew what I was getting into: Now, for the … Continue reading Race Recap: Great Wall of China Half Marathon 2018

Race Recap: Rock n Roll Arizona 2018 Half Marathon

With the 2017 hall of fame behind me, I had a few weeks of downtime. The school year came to a close, and so did Q4 at work. Christmas and New Years came and went. We stayed in Denver for the holidays, because we closed on a new-to-us townhouse! By the time Rock n Roll … Continue reading Race Recap: Rock n Roll Arizona 2018 Half Marathon