Boston Strong  Anniversary

Boston Strong Anniversary

It was a year ago today that we all gathered at Chrissy Field in San Francisco to run a few miles together in tribute to Boston. Your location and city may have been different, but the purpose was similar and the love just as strong. Yesterday, I had a couple of...
Running for Boston, twice

Running for Boston, twice

Last year, after the Boston Marathon bombings, I was humbled and honored to be a part of the Boston Strong runs that happened around the world. My motivation and inspiration to be a bigger part of this community hit all new levels. I thought about trying to organize...
Boston, a look back and forward

Boston, a look back and forward

Yesterday was the one year anniversary of the tragic events that happened at the Boston Marathon. Social media came in full force with love, support, stories, photos of organized runs and blog posts. I was reminded of how the running community can stand together in...
A mini break for a week

A mini break for a week

With a break in my race schedule, yes, that means 6 weeks until my next race (Bay to Breakers) and 8 weeks until my next full (RnRSD), I decided to take mini break last week. I, of course ran, but nothing that I felt I HAD to run… more of a just run as the...
Bay to Breakers, for the first time

Bay to Breakers, for the first time

It feels like there is always a race going on in the Bay Area, I guess we are fortunate in that way. But there is one race in particular that is the oldest consecutively run annual footrace in the world: Bay to Breakers. And here is the kicker, I’ve never done...
Making the Right Decision

Making the Right Decision

As much as I know that this is the right decision, it feels so wrong in a backwards thinking kind of way. On Saturday, I’m scheduled to run the Livermore Half Marathon… but I won’t be. Last Sunday at the Oakland Running Festival, my knee started to...
Approaching My 2nd Marathon in 15 days

Approaching My 2nd Marathon in 15 days

How do you approach your second marathon in a 15 day window? I’ve never raced two marathons so close to one another so I’m approaching it with caution knowing that my race plan may fall apart early… but I’m still going in with a race plan as if...