“We Thought You Said Dessert!” Ragnar Relay Recap

Once we had enough van time, Jenn and I explored the expo area. I couldn't resist snagging a couple pairs of Pro Compression socks once the sales rep told me they were two pairs for the price of one. It would be dumb NOT to buy, right?

In what may be the world's most belated race recap ever, I'm finally getting around to sharing the scoop from Ragnar Del Sol! My girl Jenn and I, along with 10 other amazing ladies, made up team 260 "Run to the Desert? We Thought You Said Dessert!" :) Our crew ran 202 miles across Arizona (I was runner #9, covering 13.5 miles in my first leg, 4.7 miles in my second and 3.1 miles in my final turn). We crossed the finish line in 34 hours ...continue reading

Rock ‘N’ Roll St. Louis Half-Marathon Race Recap

Woohoo—I survived! But let’s rewind a bit… I arrived in St. Louis on Friday evening and enjoyed a tasty dinner with my family at a new restaurant, Sauce on the Side. (If you’re in the area or visiting, check it out! The service was super-friendly, they were very accommodating to special order requests and the Italian food was delicious.) It’s not too often that all five of us—my two older older sisters and both ...continue reading

I Eat Half-Marathons (and Pancakes) For Breakfast

Well, maybe the half-marathon (and a peanut butter sandwich on whole-wheat with an apple) was breakfast and the pancakes were brunch…but you get the idea! :) Not that I slept much the night before, but last Sunday started off bright and early. I had a 5:15 a.m. wake-up call to get dressed, grab my gear, eat breakfast and catch the train to Central Park. You have to love weekend subway work! (Best sign seen on the sidelines during ...continue reading