Travel

Hello from Alabama and what I ate.

Hey all.  This morning I hopped in the car to travel to Alabama because it's Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend in Birmingham.  I love this city!  It has a special place in my heart. It's really cold here though. It's a big [...]

Race Recap: Mississippi Blues Marathon

This past weekend, I ran the Mississippi Blues Marathon in Jackson, MS.  This race made Runner's World Best Marathons to run this year.  I was highly intrigued about this race making the list.  Jackson isn't exactly the travel hot spot [...]

Race Recap: St. Jude Memphis Marathon

Please excuse me while I talk about this race with great emotion.  This race was supposed to be my first race last year but we all know what happened.  This year it was Willie's first marathon!  When we arrived in [...]

Race Recap: Rock n Roll St. Louis Half Marathon

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 [...]

Race Recap: Rock n Roll St. Louis 5K – Saturday

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 [...]

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 [...]

Race Recap: Plano Balloon Festival Half Marathon

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 [...]

Race Recap: Revel Rockies Marathon

On Sunday, I ran the Revel Rockies Marathon that ended in Morrison, CO.  I can't tell you where it started because we had to take a bus to the top and there was no cell signal. This was the very [...]

Race Recap: Run The Rockies 10K

This past Saturday I ran an 10K!  I really wanted to go on a hike but since I was doing this trip by myself I didn't want to be roaming the Rocky Mountains by myself and risk something happening to [...]

Back from Colorado

It's been a long weekend but one that I definitely needed.  I've been really stressed and a little unhappy with things in my life so I needed some time to just loosen up and have a good time.  The only [...]