Shamrock Shuffle Race Recap & GOTR Fundraising Update

If you caught me on social media yesterday, you know I had a great race at the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle. I have been terrible about recapping races recently, but this one I really wanted to, because I want to be able to come back to remember what I did right! Race SetupThe set up …

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Rock n Roll Chicago: What it’s like to be a 4 hour Half-Marathoner

A few Sundays ago I was the last person to cross the finish line at the Rock n Roll Chicago Half Marathon. Well, to be fair, 3 other awesome ladies held hands, and crossed with me. We were chosen to be part of the Sweeper truck, but instead of telling people they needed to move …

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Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Miler: Race Review

After running 12 races last year, and 4 already this year, I've realized I've become a bit of a race diva. There are things I expect from big races now, especially those which regularly make Race Bucket Lists. Pre-Race I was impressed by the amount of pre-race communication. We regularly got emails with updates and …

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Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10-Miler: Race Recap

This was by far the least prepared I've ever been for a race. Not physically, as the training has been good, but the rest of it I failed. Between Friday and Saturday, I walked about 12 miles. I did a full yoga class (which was more than the expected beginner outdoor free yoga, tougher stuff) …

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