A good chunk of runners will say that their dream race is Boston. Mine is Marine Corps Marathon. Or Leadville but that’s another story. 2020 being what it is, I decided to register for the virtual version of the MCM 10K. Race weekend dawned… Continue Reading “MCM 10K (virtual) Recap”
I am not exaggerating when I say if I hadn’t dropped to the 10K, I would have DNF’ed the half and likely have needed help off the course. I first heard of Space Rock last year and thought it looked awesome but likely too… Continue Reading “Space Rock Trail Race Recap”
What’s a runner to do when she needs motivation to actually run her long runs? She signs up for a race! I saw that Surf City 10 fit in my schedule and there was a 10 miler. Even better was when I looked online… Continue Reading “Surf City 10-Recap”
Woo hoo! First race(s) since the marathon! And it was one of my favorites. 🙂 I think I’ve talked enough about the logistics of this race over the years, even recently with my origin story. But if you’re looking for those details you can… Continue Reading “2016 HOB Fun Run 10k/5k”
I was one of those people who never ran. You know the one- “I only run when I am being chased” type. I was active in sports growing up- years and years of softball and tennis- but I hated running. Why would anyone want… Continue Reading “Origin Story: HOB Fun Run”
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