Running

Good morning.  It's early but I'm still excited from yesterday.  I ran the Ultracentric Gold Rush 6 HR Race.  The race is actually a 72/48/24/12/6 HR running event.  Yes, there are people who had been out there since Thursday morning.  I think that's crazy.  The whole thing is set up where they serve you real [...]

GO HARD – Hug a Runner

Go hug a runner because it's time to Go HARD.  It's Globally Organized Hug A Runner Day!  Last year, I missed out but this year I got in lots of hugs! I told you running makes me want to hug people! These are some of my favorite people but not all. So don't get offended [...]

The beginning of MY quest

If you've been reading the blog, you may have noticed between the lines that I've been in search of something.  The past 6 years I've been trying to move in a positive direction after being so not positive for a long period of life.  Before I played the victim, I complained all the time and [...]

It's my favorite race of the year!  I love the Pleasure Island Bridge Half Marathon for many reasons but most importantly, it's just a great race with great people.  I run all over the country but it's nice to run the local races.  I'm so blessed that my community has two great local long run [...]

Sunday morning was the day to run long! This was a taper run for me because I planned on running the Marine Corp Marathon the following week. This was also a training run for Willie who is training for his first marathon in December. It was meant to be fun. My attitude for this race [...]

It’s been awhile since I ran this race but when I got back from St. Louis, I got sick and then I was on to Washington DC for Marine Corp. I’m usually really good about doing the race recaps on time but this time I failed. Willie and I ventured to St. Louis just to [...]

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Mizuno for the Wave Ride 18. All opinions expressed here are my own! With the amount of running I do, I go through a lot of shoes, but I've never tried Mizuno's before.  When it comes to trying new shoes, it's kind of hard [...]

Marine Corps Marathon Recap

Hello!  I'm still alive.  I've been sick lately and all my extra energy has been put into sleeping instead of working and/or blogging.  This past weekend I traveled to Washington DC for the very first time in my life.  I went with my mom because I raised money for Team Inspiration in the name of [...]

I was provided a free bib to the Tyler Rose Marathon in exchange for a race review. On Sunday, I ran the Tyler Rose Marathon!  Last year I ran the half marathon and I kind of enjoyed it.  The course was really hilly and I remember thinking, "I would never run a marathon out here." [...]

I was provided with a free bib to this race by the festival but all opinions are my own. Spoiler alert: This race was AWESOME! This race was one I put on my radar last year. I found out about it too late and I couldn't participate but I made sure it made the list [...]