Running while pregnant…

The holidays are full-on in motion and I’m over halfway through my 2nd trimester but I’m still running right through it all! Last weekend was an amazing racing weekend in San Francisco, specifically in the Marin Headlands for the Northface Endurance Challenge. I’ve ran this event 3 times now: The Northface marathon in 2012 TheContinue reading “Running while pregnant…”

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My week of running…

Happiest of Fridays! I had a great week of running, for me, an average of 50 miles a week seems to be the sweet spot that I can maintain when I’m not training for anything in particular. (which I’m not right now) My body stays fairly healthy/ injury free and I get in lots ofContinue reading “My week of running…”

Total Body Workout 15 or 30min

I try to get in some strength training 3-4 times a week, preferably right after a run. I will use free weights on my bench independently, complete a round of post-run ‘power’ exercises (I’ll share those soon), or some glute and hip work with a resistance band, core-work and/or a ‘boot-camp’ or ‘HIIT’ type workoutContinue reading “Total Body Workout 15 or 30min”

Finding Inspiration

I have had a huge 2015 in terms of running and racing. PR’d in both the Half Marathon (SF Kaiser Half 1:32xx in February) and Marathon distance (Boston 3:15xx in April) ad well as completed the Boston 2 Big Sur Challenge then 3 weeks later ran Rim 2 Rim 2 RIm in the Grand CanyonContinue reading “Finding Inspiration”

January Favorites

Running, visitors, birthdays, and more! I started off the new year with a great training plan that I created for all the races I have coming up later this Spring.(Boston, Big Sur marathons and R2R2R in the Grand Canyon). So far things are feeling great and strong running-wise and since it’s been a busy month,Continue reading “January Favorites”

Back in the saddle (running shoes) again!

Back out to the trails! This past weekend, after a 2 week hiatus, I got back on the trails after my firstĀ 50 mile trail race. And it was worth the wait… It was beautiful since we’ve had so many storms and rain, the waterfalls were in full force!   We ran a point to point,Continue reading “Back in the saddle (running shoes) again!”

Happy Monday and hello off-season! (For 2 weeks at least)

This weekend was one to remember. My firstĀ 50 mile distance trail race in the bag and what an amazing (seriously!) experience it was. From the course and views, to the spectacular muddy mess and blowing my expectations away… I couldn’t have asked for a better day. Rain stopped early morning so we could see theContinue reading “Happy Monday and hello off-season! (For 2 weeks at least)”

Hi! It’s been a busy couple weeks!

So last time I checked in I was visiting family in St. Louis. My grandma, Eloise’s great grandma! That’s been over two weeks ago, and it is been very busy since. My visit to St. Louis was filled with family, visits with lots of friends, a weekend trip to Austin meeting up with my husbandContinue reading “Hi! It’s been a busy couple weeks!”

Train Your Body Thursday

It’s the time of the season that many runners take a break from training for a specific race, so it’s perfect timing to pick up the slack in working on the core basics of strength the body needs to stay healthy, injury-free and strong. The time you spent running long mileage you should spend buildingContinue reading “Train Your Body Thursday”

Halloween and weekend in the Midwest

  We all piled onto an airplane on Friday and flew out to St Louis to hang with the family for the weekend. In-laws came in from Atlanta and we had a full house of grandparents, cousins (my nephews), aunts/ uncles (my brothers, SILs) over the weekend! Best photo I could get of a constantContinue reading “Halloween and weekend in the Midwest”