Team RWB Firecracker Virtual Race

Team RWB Firecracker Virtual Race

Did my first virtual race for Team Red White & Blue–4 miles on the 4th of July–celebrating our freedom by honoring those who make it possible. Ran this one with my boyfriend Dan on the trails at the Mineola Nature Preserve (the parts that weren’t...
Utah Valley Marathon – Race Recap

Utah Valley Marathon – Race Recap

I signed up for Utah Valley intrigued by the idea of a downhill race with amazing scenery, and the beauty of the course made me understand what this means: It bears a striking resemblance to the verse on the back of the shirt I wore for the race.  When I got to...
Disco Run 10K – Race Recap

Disco Run 10K – Race Recap

Nursing a strained hamstring and doing virtually zero speed work since March, I wasn’t sure what to expect for this race, but I decided to go, have fun, and give it my best shot. I was happy to meet up with fellow Eagles running for Team RWB.  And the...
Heels & Hills – Race Recap

Heels & Hills – Race Recap

The last time I ran Heels & Hills was 2 years ago. It was a half marathon along the Campion Trail in Las Colinas. There were neither heels nor hills, and I had a great race, setting what was at the time a PR.  After taking a year off, the race was...
Rhythm & Blues Half – Race Recap

Rhythm & Blues Half – Race Recap

Today’s race was relatively uneventful and is best summarized by the random thoughts that went through my head: Wet.  Hamstring.  This feels too easy.  Good girl.  I get to come down this hill later.  HR too high.  Ride this train...
Hot Chocolate 15K – Race Recap

Hot Chocolate 15K – Race Recap

Quite unintentionally, I sat down the night before the race to devise my race plan over a warm beverage… In light of recent struggles, I decided to forego a time goal.  My goal was simply: Run smart. Run fast. Run happy. My plan was to run by feel.  I...