Since I knocked out a lot of “firsts” in 2012 I thought I’d do a quick recap of all the fun, exciting, sweaty, sometimes painful and tear-filled places it took me.
February 2012: My first running-related adventure of the year wasn’t a race or a marathon, it was something total different, something I’ll never forget. In December 2011 I was lucky enough to be chosen by Newton Running to be featured Continue reading →
This won’t be my my typical Lusting After post, instead, it’s a list of a few of my favorite things for all of you last-minute shoppers that have a runner on your gift-giving list, assuming they are on the Nice List
What makes it lust worthy? This watch is not only functionally awesome, it’s super sexy too with it’s bold white, blue and green color scheme. It tracks your distance, pace, GPS position, calories, etc… and Continue reading →
I was super excited for this race for 3 reasons: 1) I’ve NEVER done a 5k, I guess I felt it was appropriate to just jump straight into half marathons, typical thought process for me, 2) the race just looked so fun and dirty, how could I resist, and 3) Continue reading →
Ever since I started to really run, the San Francisco Marathon was a clear choice for me. It’s no secret, San Francisco is by far one of my all time favorite cities and to have the privilege to run it was just something I had to take advantage of. A couple months back, just after the Vancouver BMO half I was feeling pretty good so I decided to sign up for the SF First Half Marathon. I knew I had my work cut out for me since Continue reading →
Without a doubt, I can honestly say that this race day was one of the best days of my life! About a month prior to the event I received an email from my sis-in-law asking if I’d be interested in being the 8th member of their relay team for the H2H, without hesitation or really any knowledge of the event I eagerly said “sign me up”, because let’s face it, I’m kind of a fly-by-the-seat-of-my-pants kind of girl.
As I began to look into the details of the race I was happy to read that a portion of the proceeds were going to the local food bank, big points right off the bat! The entry fee for an 8-member team was $520.00 + taxes, which worked out to approx. $80/team member. Continue reading →