Running Through Oakland

Running Through Oakland

Sponsored Post. When I crossed the finish line at the inaugural Oakland Running Festival (2010), I knew that the event had captured something special. There hadn’t been a full marathon in Oakland for 25 years and bringing one back to the city known as “the...
Mesa-Phoenix Marathon Recap

Mesa-Phoenix Marathon Recap

It’s really all about the people around you. I’ve run the Mesa-Phoenix Marathon (formerly the Phoenix Marathon) the last three years and every year is a completely new experience, yet entirely so much the same. Let me explain. The first year I did it...
Brooks Run Influencer, Officially

Brooks Run Influencer, Officially

They were a pair of white shoes, with blue and yellow accent colors. I honestly can’t remember which model they were, but I remember I felt pretty fancy in them. I had never owned a pair of running shoes and these ones felt good and looked good, and...
The 50-ish Best Photos of 2016

The 50-ish Best Photos of 2016

Or at least the ones that were submitted to this blog. It’s always fun to see everyone’s favorite moments from the previous year. Whether it’s a highlight from a race, a photo of family and friends, or your favorite donut (spoiler: there are no...
Best of 2016… Call for Photo Submissions

Best of 2016… Call for Photo Submissions

It’s that time of year again (well, past, but details). The end of 2016 came and went, but that means it’s time to find your best (or favorite) photo of the year. I know it’s a hard choice. I know you were crushing it all year long and your Instagram feed is the...