Chicago, a 5K, and Shalane

Chicago, a 5K, and Shalane

As many of you may already know, last weekend I was in Chicago for Rock ‘n’ Roll weekend. Wifey and I flew in a few days early to see the sights and enjoy being tourists. We had about 2.5 days to see everything we could before it was race weekend...
Review: SPI Messenger Bag

Review: SPI Messenger Bag

SPIbelt sponsored post: the messenger bag was provided at no cost and I purchased and have been using the SPIbelt a most of the year. All opinions are my own. I’ve been running for almost 7 years and as my running world has progressed, I have gone through...
Chicago: About More Than Running

Chicago: About More Than Running

This weekend, I’m going to be a part of something amazing. A while back, George Melichar reached out to me about an idea that he was working on. If you are familiar with Geo’s story, you know that when he does something, it’s pretty major and...
6 hours and 32 miles later

6 hours and 32 miles later

Over the weekend, I ran my final LONG run before the 52.4 Challenge with the SF Marathon at the end of the month. This was my very first race with Brazen Racing — called the DIRTY DOZEN. It was a 3.3 mile loop that you could run as many times as you wanted for 6 (or...
In Search of Self-Confidence

In Search of Self-Confidence

How many miles can you run in 6 hours? Well, I’m about to find out on Saturday. This weekend, I had 34 miles on the schedule as part of my training plan for the 52.4 SF Marathon “Worth The Hurt Challenge.” I’ve been training with my friend...
Shoe Review: Nike Pegasus 31

Shoe Review: Nike Pegasus 31

Sponsored post by Finish Line You may remember the Limited Edition California version of the Nike Pegasus 30 that I was rocking last year. I kept them crisp and clean and hadn’t really started running until recently. When Finish Line wanted me to test out the...
Giveaway Extravaganza

Giveaway Extravaganza

I’ve officially reach 90% of my goal (thank you), so it is time to make a final push and giveaway-all-the-things. Thank you to everyone that has generously donated and helped spread the word. For those of you that might not know, on July 27 I’ll be running...
A look back at the first half of 2014

A look back at the first half of 2014

Photo from RnR Seattle.. all my fiends have SO many medals… I only have one. #sadface Can you believe that the first half of 2014 is behind us? Crazy, right? At the beginning of the year, I’m sure that we all set up goals of what we wanted to accomplish...
A New Approach to a Workout

A New Approach to a Workout

I’m a runner… heck, it says so in the name of this blog. I don’t write about other forms of fitness training because mostly what I do is, well, run. I know there are benefits to incorporating other forms of working out into the weekly routine,...