It's hard to believe we're three months in to 2018 already. Time is flying. We headed to New Orleans for my birthday weekend. My best friend booked a ticket to The Big Easy to join in on the fun. I don't actually recall when we've ever traveled anywhere together aside from family trips, so it … Continue reading Race Recap: Rock n Roll New Orleans 2018
I'm delighted to announce that I've been selected to join the Honey Stinger Hive this year! For those of you who do not know of Honey Stinger, they make organic honey-based sports nutrition products in the forms of stroopwafels, endurance gels, chews, and protein bars. Stroopwafles were great for me on longer training bike rides … Continue reading Honey Stinger Hive!
For Surf City, I was excited to fly in to So Cal to pace my best friend for her very first half marathon! The day before, I taught a full-day design bootcamp. It was a full class, so I was on my feet the entire day. Months beforehand, I had registered for the race and … Continue reading Race Recap: Surf City Half Marathon 2018
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
I registered for the Great Wall of China half marathon! EEEEK!! There's a few races that are actually held there, so for clarification, I am running the one that has been organized by a local company that's hosted the race for 16 years. The website is a bit difficult to read, but you can learn … Continue reading I Registered For The Great Wall of China Half Marathon
2017 was a fun, interesting, wacky, bumpy year. By the numbers (even though the year isn't over yet)... 28 races 3 marathons 16 half marathons 1 10Ks 8 5Ks Total distance ran: 786.9 miles Of that distance, race miles: 319.2 miles Average pace: 15:01 min/mile (yup! run/walk...) 148 runs 89,543 calories burned 42,739 ft elevation … Continue reading 2017 Retrospective: The Year I Pushed My Boundaries
The Rock n Roll San Antonio Marathon was probably one of the hardest marathons I've ever ran! It being my sixth, I thought I was mentally prepared for what I was facing, but boy oh boy... In between Las Vegas and San Antonio, I had a few busy weeks at school and work. Training was … Continue reading Race Recap: Rock n Roll San Antonio Marathon + 5K + Meeting Meb