Running

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Race Recap: Austin Rattler 25K

I did it!  I did a trail run and I enjoyed.  I made myself do this race because I'm afraid of the trails.  It's very different than road racing and I need to get a little bit more comfortable in [...]

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Race Recap: Zooma Women’s Series Texas Half Marathon

On Saturday I ran the Zooma Women's half marathon at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort in Bastrop, TX! I ran this race last year and did it again this year for the experience. I had a great time hanging out [...]

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Race Recap: RnR Dallas 5K and Half Marathon 2015

There are a couple of a races I do every year and this is one of them. I had big expectations for this race because it's always the race I PR. That didn't happen this year, but at least I [...]

Race Recap: The Gusher Marathon

The Gusher Marathon, Half marathon and 5k is the big race in my hometown and it's a great race. I take the race for granted because it's local and it's not the big travel tada. But that doesn't take away [...]

Race Recap: The Little Rock Marathon

I running behind on my race recaps.  I thought I better get this Little Rock recap up before it's too late.  Once again it was pretty cold in Little Rock!  I did the 5K on Saturday and it was 20 [...]

Race Recap: The Mercedes-Benz Marathon

I never do race recaps on the same day that I run.  Lucky for you I'm sitting in a hotel room by myself watching television. This weekend was Mercedes-Benz Marathon weekend in Birmingham, AL.  Yes that's right, the quest continues [...]

Race Recap: The Austin Half Marathon

I signed up for this race fully intending on running the full marathon. This is a race on my list that I MUST do. Last year I said I was going to do the race this year and I had [...]

Not running all the marathons

Last week I was prepping all week to run The Austin Marathon. I knew it wasn't going to be easy or fast but I just wanted to run it. I kept referring to the weekend as a "shit show" but [...]

Race Recap: Katy Half Marathon

I've realized that I'm not super into remembering what happened during a race and honestly, that's not the most important part of a race for me.  The actual running part is my own thing and some days I'm feeling it [...]

Exercising is the LEAST offensive thing I’ve done to my body

A study by the American College of Cardiology came out suggesting the amount I run will increase my chance of death but it's at the same rate of people who sit on the couch. The National guideline suggests 150 minutes [...]