Hi everyone! Happy first day of February! I’m honestly really excited that January is over. I think it’s one of the hardest months to deal with, mostly because of the complete lack of sunlight, fun holidays, and warmth. It’s a month that starts out with lots of excitement and promises, but it always ends with … More Making It Through January In One Piece
Hi everyone! It’s already time for another race recap – this time for the Skinny Raven Frightening 4k in Anchorage! This race was my first Halloween race ever, and I was so excited to plan my costume. My coworkers and I were on a team together, and we decided on an “80s workout” theme – … More Frightening 4k Race Recap
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! I feel like I’ve got a bunch of things going on lately that are too small for an entire post, so here’s my list of some awesomeness that has been happening this week: On Tuesday night my GOTR coach and I hit up the local running store for their monthly summer running challenge … More Some Midweek Awesomeness
Hi everyone! I hope you had a great weekend – mine was full of cookouts, northern lights, and hiking. It’s still light out past 9:00 pm now so I’ve been staying up late to enjoy it. I’m so happy I live in Alaska 🙂 I also spent some time this weekend really thinking about what’s next in … More What’s Next?
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’ve got lots to talk about today. First of all, I’m still incredibly thankful for everyone who participated in my Solstice Sprint Virtual 5k on Sunday! There were 15 runners that recorded their times and I think it’s awesome that so many of you joined me in my quest to get outside on … More Running Scavenger Hunt: It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas!
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 fabulous weekend! Mine was actually pretty awesome and I’m excited to share it with you! I feel like I never recap full weekends but it was a pretty good one with a surprise happy ending! Friday: Our office had book club after work AKA an excuse for … More A Slight Chance of Sun
Hi everyone! It’s December, and you know what that means? Time to make those holiday wish lists! Last year I made a long list of all the running things my heart desired, but this year I’m narrowing it down to 5 things that all of you should have on your wish list that I’m in … More Holiday Wish List for Runners – Alaska Edition!