Hi everyone! Well, I did it: I ran my 6th half marathon! I ran the Her Tern Half Marathon, an all girls half marathon here in Anchorage. I also ran this last year and was hoping for some improvement overall since last year’s race ended with me hitting a wall! Let’s start from the beginning: … More Race Recap: Her Tern Half Marathon 2015
Hi everyone! Today is a very special (and sort of long) recap! A few months ago my coworkers and I decided to sign up to do a 4 person relay of the Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon. I was excited because I’d never run a relay before, and I knew it would be great practice for … More Mayor’s Midnight Sun Marathon Relay Recap
Hi everyone! It’s time for another race recap! Yes, I’ve been racing like crazy because there are so many fun races here in June. And yes, I have another one coming up this weekend 🙂 But first let me recap last weekend’s race, the Alaska Run For Women! This is a 5 mile race here … More Race Recap: Alaska Run For Women
Hi everyone! I’m so excited to recap my very first 12k ever: the Twilight 12k in Anchorage! I was really excited about this race, mostly because there was pizza at the end. Pizza = motivation for me to do anything! Just spreading the word as I registered for the race. I legit run for pizza. … More Race Recap: Twilight 12K
Hi everyone! Guess what: I FINISHED!!!! And it wasn’t my slowest race ever! But we’ll get to that later 🙂 For now, let’s start with day 1 of our trip! Day 1: We woke up at 2:30 and flew out of Anchorage at 5:00 am AST. The flight was rough – I couldn’t really sleep … More Race Recap: Zion Half Marathon
Hi everyone! It’s time for another Friday Five with Mar, Courtney, and Cynthia! This week’s topic is 5 races to run in 2015. Honestly, I’m not really sure what races I’ll be running in this year yet! So far I’m signed up for the Zion Half in March and the Her Tern Half in July … More Friday Five: Five Races to Run in 2015
Hi everyone! I can’t believe it’s the last day of 2014! I’m amazed by how much happened this year. Obviously there was one big thing: I quit my job, sold half of my stuff and packed the rest into a trailer, and drove to Alaska with my husband! I had the amazing experience of living … More 2014: A Year in Running
Hi everyone! I am super excited about this post – not only is it time to recap my 13th race in 2014, it’s MY race! I had so much fun creating and running my own virtual race and I can’t wait to do it again next year! I loved getting to celebrate the winter solstice … More Race Recap: The First Annual Solstice Sprint 5K!
Hi everyone! I hope you all had a great weekend! My weekend was a blast! I’m feeling better mentally but still feeling totally dead tired all the time. We did buy Vitamin D pills so that should start helping soon! Friday night: My coworkers and I had a virtual holiday party! We had mailed cookies … More Running With A Newbie: The Jingle Bell Run for Arthritis Recap!
Hi everyone! I hope you all had a lovely Thanksgiving and enjoyed your long weekend. I had a blast making my Christmas list, online Black Friday shopping, and baking up a storm while the snow fell outside! That’s right, we FINALLY got snow! More on that later. For now, it’s time to recap my very … More Race Recap: Skinny Raven Turkey Trot