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...
San Francisco @RunRocknRoll Course Preview

San Francisco @RunRocknRoll Course Preview

Last weekend I laced up my shoes, grabbed my phone and ran the San Francisco Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon course. This year, they have given us a new route, which still includes the Golden Gate Bridge and is a point-to-point race with plenty of climb. After...