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Things I Did Differently This Training Cycle to Run My 2:44 Marathon

Things I Did Differently This Training Cycle to Run My 2:44 Marathon

  It’s been over a week since my race at CIM and I’m finally starting to feel back to normal. No more limping and going up and down the stairs is MUCH easier now! I took the past 7 days completely off from exercise and […]

CIM: Race Recap

CIM: Race Recap

I don’t even know where to begin my recap of CIM – it’s been 3 days since I crossed the finish line and I still cannot believe that I am 2:44 marathoner and an Olympic Trials Qualifier! I knew that I was capable of this […]

Holiday Gift Guide: For the Mother Runner in Your Life

Holiday Gift Guide: For the Mother Runner in Your Life

Whether you are a mother runner or you’re shopping for one this holiday season here are my top picks this Christmas. Something They Want Runner’s World Subscription (currently $25 for a 2 year subscription!) // Drink All The Coffee, Run All the Miles Mug // Mother […]

CIM: Goals, Mantras & Race Day Strategies

CIM: Goals, Mantras & Race Day Strategies

  GOALS Ever since I started training for CIM people have been asking me what my goal is. For the longest time my response has been “I’m going to see how my training goes and figure out my goals closer to race day.” But with […]

CIM Training: Week 17

CIM Training: Week 17

After a week off from work it’s back to reality today. The past 7 days were such a great refresher and we the perfect mix of production around the house and fun family time. We also took family pictures on Saturday morning and Lavinia was […]

CIM Training: Week 16

CIM Training: Week 16

I can’t believe that Week 16 of my training for CIM is behind me! It was my last week of full on training before the taper started today. I was a little nervous that this week happened to fall at the same time that I […]

CIM Training: Week 15

CIM Training: Week 15

As I mentioned is last week’s training summary, I started off week 15 of CIM training out of commission due to a burst ovarian cyst. I was a little overly dramatic about it ruining the important week of training that I had on the schedule […]

CIM Training: Week 14

CIM Training: Week 14

Hey there friendly faces!  This training summary is coming to you a bit late this week. To say that the first half of this week didn’t go as expected would be an understatement. On Sunday morning we had a wonderful time at Lavinia’s Baby Dedication […]

Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon: Race Recap

Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon: Race Recap

Happy Friday! I hope your weekend is off to a great start! I’m up in Oregon for NCAA DII West Regionals tomorrow and I’m LOVING the fall weather. The leaves, the crisp air, the rain… fall is the thing I miss the most living in […]

CIM Training: Week 13

CIM Training: Week 13

Last week was RACE WEEK! It was great to mix up training a little bit and have a down week in terms of mileage. I’m really pleased with how my race went (I’ll get a recap up later this week!) and have recovered relatively quickly. […]