Races

REVEL Mt. Charleston 1/2 marathon (1:44:01)

In January I signed up to to run the REVEL Mt. Charleston 1/2 marathon with my friend, Jessica. Back in March I went to Las Vegas and we attempted to preview the course but we accidentally started at the marathon start and we were 13 miles away from the finish after we ran the 1/2… Continue reading REVEL Mt. Charleston 1/2 marathon (1:44:01)

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Grand River Gallop 5K (21:25)

Last weekend I ran the Grand River Gallop, the 2nd race in the local race series I'm participating in. For those of you who remember, I ran the Grand River Gallop last year too. I felt like I was risking everything when I stood on the starting line, more specifically I felt like I was… Continue reading Grand River Gallop 5K (21:25)

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Sequoia Glen 5k: starting at the bottom of the fitness mountain

After being injured for the latter part of 2017 I've been slowly increasing my mileage. Things have been going well and I've been scoping out races to run as a baseline while knowing that my fitness isn't where I'd like it to be. I have to start somewhere and running a race is the only… Continue reading Sequoia Glen 5k: starting at the bottom of the fitness mountain

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The Boston Marathon Part 2: Running the marathon and all of the thoughts I had before, during, and after the race

SEE PART 1 HERE I signed up to run the Boston Marathon this past September after unknowingly qualifying at the Philadelphia Marathon in November of 2015. I wasn't trying to qualify for Boston, it just happened. I wasn't planning to run any more marathons after I ran the first one, now I've run three. The marathon… Continue reading The Boston Marathon Part 2: Running the marathon and all of the thoughts I had before, during, and after the race