This weekend someone asked me what my favorite part of the Boston Marathon course was and it took me a little while to articulate an answer. The entire course is so special, but running the Boston Marathon is more than just a race. It’s a whole weekend of experiences, people, and a city that comes
I’m usually a pretty go with the flow kinda gal, but when I have a lot of people see and things I want to do…I go into planning mode. Take my wedding for instance. Not only did I create a pretty precise itinerary for the week for my husband and I to keep us on
We’re officially a week out from the 2019 Boston Marathon. And I’m already having some serious déjà vu from last year…obsessively checking the weather. A few days ago it looked pretty great, but things have taken a turn for the nasty…and eerily reminiscent of last year’s shit show. Last year I showed up in Boston
When I travel, one of my favorite things to do is hit the trails for a run or hike. After all, there’s no better way to explore a new place than by on foot and out in the fresh air. But, I also hate overpacking so I make it my mission to include clothes that
California International Marathon (CIM) tops the list as one of my favorite races and registration officially opens tomorrow — February 28, 2019. Here’s what you need to know about registration: If you’re in the first 1,000 people to register tomorrow you’ll get in at a special rate of $112. Miss the special pre-registration rate? Early
My second half marathon in Florida is officially in the books! And, just like my last one in Myakka State Park, Tampa delivered some serious heat and humidity. My last few weeks have been some of the biggest mileage I’ve ever had, but a short taper had me feeling pretty relaxed and ready to run.
I’m a few days out from PRing at the Aramco Half Marathon in Houston and honestly, still flying pretty high. A well executed race, chilly weather and a solid training block led me to a 5 minute personal best of 1:33:10 on Sunday. But I’m not done yet.
It’s been awhile since I’ve graced this blog with my presence, but I figured now’s as great a time as any! This is my first year traveling to Houston to race. What was once a hometown marathon is now a destination race for me! And since I know so many others travel to H-town to
During marathon training, my Saturday routine is pretty great. Run, brunch, yoga, repeat. Brunch for me means connecting with friends over good food, sharing race stories, and drinking excessive amounts of coffee. I’m always looking for a good post-run spot and this week, finally made it to Snooze: an AM eatery to check out their
I love Chevron Houston Marathon weekend, and this year was no exception. But this year, the single fact of being able to toe the line without hip pain was the biggest accomplishment. Since my injury, I had dropped all expectations of what racing looked like for me. And the amazing thing is, I performed better