What I’ve been up to and what’s coming up next…

During Week 12 of the Carlsbad Half Marathon training, my Garmin Forerunner 220 started actingΒ all wonky. It wouldn’t hook up to my Garmin Express and so I couldn’t upload any activities to theΒ computer and I couldn’t upload workouts to my Garmin. It also started freezing when I would go to save runs. It was frustrating. … More What I’ve been up to and what’s coming up next…

Carlsbad Half Marathon: Pre-Race thoughts and Race Day

I know this happened a month ago, so this post is very outdated, but I feel it’s necessary to write about still. My training cycle for this race was very interesting. I felt extremely confident every week up until Week 10. Training weeks 10 through 12 were miserable. Why? 5 days off. Eeek! After taking … More Carlsbad Half Marathon: Pre-Race thoughts and Race Day

Why being the Turtle over the Hare is a good thing in Training

Over the last few weeks of my training, I have learned something about my running. Easy runs are important. Sounds simple, right? That’s because it is. So, why do I feel the need to race the clock every time? My ego. For sure. I think for a hot second, I got caught up in my … More Why being the Turtle over the Hare is a good thing in Training

2015 USATF San Diego XC Championships at Mission Bay

On Saturday, November 14th, I participated in the Β 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