Big Sur Marathon Training-Week 11

Never mind, can I have week 10 back? Who knew that it would look good by comparison.  😛 This week was a step back week but I had a specific way it was going to go down.  Run Monday and Wednesday after work, 8 miles on Friday since I had the day off due to…

Mission 10 Miler Recap

My first 10 mile race! This race wasn’t on my radar until I received an email from a half marathon series.   San Juan Bautista is only 2 hours up the road and this would make mission #3 for a race start.  I didn’t know I was starting a list but hey, why not! I had…

Week 42- Strong Start

Upcoming Races- Rock N Roll Las Vegas 5K Rock N Roll Las Vegas 13.1!!!!! I was feeling pretty good after last week’s race- my quads were a little sore but the residual excitement of running a good race made that seem like nothing.   I was looking forward to jumping right back on the training band…

2017 City to the Sea 13.1 Recap

What do you do when need to run a long run and need the motivation to get up early? Sign up for a race! Let’s count the things that did not go like planned- Had stomach issues on Saturday but hoped they would go away by race morning. It didn’t, it was even worse.  To…

2016 City to the Sea Recap

Disclaimer: Do I even need this?  I won entry into this race via a Facebook contest.  I would have registered for it anyways but winning is better.  😛 I love this race but it also stresses me out.  Why?  This race is still my half marathon PR…from 2013.   Sometimes I feel like I am getting…