Race Recap: Rock n Roll Philadelphia Remix Challenge 2017

When I first started running Rock n Roll races, I remember seeing the Hall of Fame status set at 10 races. I remember wondering to myself how someone could have the stamina and the means to accomplish 10 half marathons, let alone find the time to travel to different races around the country or the … Continue reading Race Recap: Rock n Roll Philadelphia Remix Challenge 2017

Race Recap: Rock n Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon 2017

Soooo...Virginia Beach. That was an interesting trip! We cashed in all of our miles to book this birthday trip for Erik, which fell during Labor Day weekend and during the Great American Music Festival. To keep things affordable, we flew into Washington DC and decided to drive to Virginia Beach. A road trip would be … Continue reading Race Recap: Rock n Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon 2017

July 2017 Training Recap: 138.8 Total Miles, Zero Outdoor Riding

I used to be able to do week-by-week recaps for my events. Now I suppose monthly recaps will have to do! Depending on the regularity at which you talk to me, visit my blog, or how much I decide to share with you at any given time, you may know that I've been toying with … Continue reading July 2017 Training Recap: 138.8 Total Miles, Zero Outdoor Riding

Race Recap: Rock n Roll Chicago Half Marathon 2017

My eighth Rock n Roll race of the year was in Chicago. What an adventure that was! This was the quickest turnaround trip I think I've ever done for an out-of-state race. I had a class the morning before my trip that kept me on my toes. After my class was over. It required a bit … Continue reading Race Recap: Rock n Roll Chicago Half Marathon 2017

Race Recap: Rock n Roll San Diego Remix Challenge 2017

While in Liverpool, I peeked at the race calendar for the Rock n Roll series. I knew that there was a marathon in San Diego the weekend we returned from our trip, and that it was the only 7-hour finish cutoff until the end of the year (others being Savannah or San Antonio). I was … Continue reading Race Recap: Rock n Roll San Diego Remix Challenge 2017

Race Recap: Disney World Dopey Challenge 2017

Ahhhh -- For once, I've finally arrived at my A-race intact! Not only that, I've also followed my entire training plan. This entire training season has been quite the ride, and it would turn out that race weekend would still have a few tricks up its sleeve...Only in Florida. Packing and preparation Preparation for a … Continue reading Race Recap: Disney World Dopey Challenge 2017

2016 Retrospective: The Best Thing I Ever Did Was Believe In Myself

2016 was an interesting year, one full of ups and downs. It was filled with lots of love and accomplishments. There were a few low points, but they certainly don't overshadow all of the high points. I'm grateful to have been able to share my happy moments with my husband, my friends, my parents (when … Continue reading 2016 Retrospective: The Best Thing I Ever Did Was Believe In Myself

Week 16+17 Dopey Challenge: Push A Little Harder

Week 16 was a tough one: 45 minute + 45 minute + 7 mile + 17 mile training runs. This was also the week where I began incorporating some strength training into my routine. I tried to keep it not interruptive as possible to my running routine. I toyed around with a few ideas -- … Continue reading Week 16+17 Dopey Challenge: Push A Little Harder