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

2017 Retrospective: The Year I Pushed My Boundaries

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

Race Recap: Rock n Roll Los Angeles 2017 Half Marathon

For my 13th race, I headed back to the city that started it all: Los Angeles. It was a bittersweet race that brought back a flood of memories, both good and bad. Being a Halloween race, I also decided to run in a race costume. This race wrapped up a pretty busy month: San Jose, … Continue reading Race Recap: Rock n Roll Los Angeles 2017 Half Marathon

Race Recap: Rock n Roll Denver Remix Challenge 2017

This was the second time I've ran the Rock n Roll Denver. It was very much a different experience running this city, now that we're going on our third year here, and now that we've been heavily training for races for at least two years here. Although still not familiar, they certainly didn't seem as … Continue reading Race Recap: Rock n Roll Denver Remix Challenge 2017

Race Recap: Disneyland Paris Half Marathon 2017

Every mile is magic, especially when you run them inside of a Disney park! This run took me all the way to Disneyland Paris. The week leading up to the race I've began noticing some changes - a lot of mood swings, overall anxiety, particularly high irritability about everything. I don't think it had anything … Continue reading Race Recap: Disneyland Paris Half Marathon 2017