Chasing a 5k PR

I have chased the same goal for 14 years. If this goal was a person, she would be a high school freshman. I was high school freshman when I set this goal. This goal isn’t lofty, I’m not trying to defeat a dark wizard or destroy a planet killer...

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Nonexistent Race Recap

Nonexistent Race Recap

I know the title of this post is misleading. There was no race called the Nonexistent Race. This isn’t an actual race recap– rather this is a recap of why I didn’t run the New Jersey Marathon. If you had asked me in January...

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My Cure

My Cure

There’s something in the rhythm of running that just seems to soothe me. Ask any runner; the only thing that really calms me down after a hard or stressful day is a nice, long, solo run. I’ve started running without my watch...

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Lets try this again, fall races

Lets try this again, fall races

The summer training cycle has felt a bit lackluster. I had put a half marathon on my calendar for Oct. 11 but it felt too early in the fall season. Yet, in the Northwest races are not scheduled deep into the fall for obvious reasons. The more I...

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Race Report: CDA Half Marathon

Race Report: CDA Half Marathon

Couer d’ Alene is a resort town in the panhandle of Idaho and is unexpectedly breath-taking. Last December, when it was cold and icy, it seemed like the perfect place to run a half-marathon. On Sunday, I was very happy that I had picked it...

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Overdue Update

Overdue Update

Let me apologize for my lack of updates. For awhile there I was like a yo-yo dieter with my workouts. I would feel super motivated one week and then like a total couch potato the next. But now that race season is officially here I have tons of...

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