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…”

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”

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)”

Preparing for my first 50mile trail race

2014 has been a busy year with enjoying the first of many of my daughter’s milestones, running some amazing races, traveling and enjoying being a stay-at-home mom as well as running some new distances to me. I have, to this date, ran 2 50k Ultra distances this year, and will end my season with aContinue reading “Preparing for my first 50mile trail race”

Weekend of running, playing and eating

A sunrise 8 miles on Friday morning started my weekend off. Rainy Saturday= lazy morning and some time on my road bike on the trainer. The weather cleared late morning which meant farmers market, walk and playground. Sunday was my favorite funday. A longer trail run of 18 miles, with 2500 ft of climbing startingContinue reading “Weekend of running, playing and eating”