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I know this happened a month ago, so this post is very outdated, but I feel it’s necessary to write about still.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

Week 5, Week 6, Week 7, Week 8 Carlsbad Half Training and Lessons Learned

OK, clearly not having a laptop has hindered my posting. It’s been way too long. I feel like so much has happened since I last posted, including about 4 weeks of training for the Carlsbad Half Marathon and I’m pretty sure there was a holiday in there? Ha! OK, well to catch you all up … More Week 5, Week 6, Week 7, Week 8 Carlsbad Half Training and Lessons Learned

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