Vegas – Week 12 – Blessed at That Dam Half

Vegas – Week 12 – Blessed at That Dam Half

I ran this week true to the schedule: Monday - 7 miles (5 @ marathon pace) Tuesday - rest Wednesday - 9 miles with 4 mile repeats @ 10K pace Thursday - 8 miles easy Friday - Mile time trial (+ 1 mile each to warmup and cool down) Saturday - 6 miles easy Sunday - 15...

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 under water!)....

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 costumes did...

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 reintroduced...

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 as long as you...

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 knew I...

New Years Day Marathon- Race Recap

New Years Day Marathon- Race Recap

As I was praying about my strategy for this race, 4:13 popped in my head. Though I developed a plan for a 4:13 finishing time, I rightly suspected it was a reference to Philippians 4:13.We often see this verse and think it means we can accomplish anything, but if we...

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 plenty early with my...