Let me just start off with: This was the best weekend ever! Seriously though, I had such a great time. I was elated from the moment we got on the ferry at Balboa Island, Newport Beach Harbor. On this trip was Nic, his mom Kathy, her friends: Robin, Sharon and Corny (Corinne), and of course … More Catalina Island 10K Race Recap
Yay, something a bit more relevant. The Oceanside Valentine’s Day 5K and Bike Ride. Biking, if you feel so inclined. I skipped on the biking 😉 Nic and I aren’t super into mushy holidays or doing anything over the top just because it’s a holiday. We love each other every day and really try to do … More Oceanside Valentine’s Day 5K Recap
On Saturday, November 14th, I participated in the USATF San Diego XC Championships. This lovely race was the conclusion to the Dirt Dog series, I’ve previously mentioned. It had been a while since I had participated in anything that was cross country-esque and the whole season was quite fun. The Championship race was at Tecolote … More 2015 USATF San Diego XC Championships at Mission Bay
Shift from thinking to feeling–feel yourself accomplishing your goal. Take that feeling out of your head and put it into your heart. Embrace it as the reality. – Erin Taylor A friend asked me why I race without headphones. I responded with, “I like to be in tune with my body, hear my breathing and … More Surfing Madonna 10k and Workout Recap
My favorite thing about running is racing. Races are the point in your season that allow you to test your fitness. They tell you where you are physically, what you need to work on and they’re just so much fun. On top of that, there are so many different distances: 1,500, 5K, 4 milers, 10k, … More My Budget Meets My Racing Addiction.
Since I really started running again, I haven’t had a plan of attack. I just do it. I found that this approach worked, but now that I have my motivation again, I need a plan. Originally, I felt that if I put myself on a quota of miles or forced myself to do something I wasn’t … More Getting on Track with a Training Plan
With not much training, I feel like I did a relatively good job with the last few races I have completed. It had my confidence through the roof! 🙂 This past Saturday I ran the Balboa 4-miler in Balboa Park. I ran 28:10 for 4 miles. That’s an average pace of 7:03. My half marathon … More Run The Hills Like LC