Catching Kayla

This girl knows what it means to NEVER give up.  As if running with MS (and not being able to feel her legs) wasn’t enough, her determination to get back up when she falls in a race is inspiring.  Her story is worth a few minutes of your life. ...

Chocoholic Frolic 10K – Race Recap

I was pretty pumped for today’s race. The chocolate theme was evident everywhere… (Incidentally, the award for best sign today actually goes to a kid on the course holding one that read, “Run faster!  I just farted!”) I arrived at the race...

Blue Red Run – Race Recap

Race: Blue Red Half Marathon Place: Campion Trail in Las Colinas, TX Time goal: < 2 hours Non-time goal: Encourage at least one person every mile.  The Blue Red Run exists to honor our firefighters and police. Participants are encouraged to run for blue or...

I Am Second – Race Recap

This was my just my second time racing a 5K, my first in 2 years.  My left leg had been acting up since a speed session in early October, so I’d backed off my training and had no idea what kind of time I’d put up.  I was hoping to PR (over my...

That Dam Half! – Race Recap

I ran That Dam Half with my brother, and it lived up to its name, at least for him.  J battled injury for weeks leading up to the race, which significantly hindered his ability to train.  To his credit, he persevered.  He wisely opted for a 4/1 run/walk...