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 …

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I Registered For The Great Wall of China 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 …

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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 …

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Race Recap: Rock n Roll San Antonio Marathon + 5K + Meeting Meb

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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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