Wisconsin

Happy Monday! Hope you all had a lovely weekend! This weekend far exceeded my (admittedly low) expectations. After working from home Friday morning, we got on the road around 1 p.m. and headed towards Wisconsin. Just over 5 hours later, we pulled into my parents’ driveway. My parents took us to dinner at one of… Continue reading Wisconsin

Garry Bjorkland Half Marathon race recap: part two

There was something so cool about being on a bus full of runners and listening to them all talk about running the race in prior years, their training adventures, what other races they are currently training for, etc. I chatted briefly with the guy sitting next to me, but mostly just listened to the conversations… Continue reading Garry Bjorkland Half Marathon race recap: part two

Garry Bjorkland Half Marathon race recap: part one

Race weekend started at about 12:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon. I worked from home that morning and then we headed up north as soon as my husband got home from work. The Grandma’s half (technically called the Garry Bjorkland Half Marathon) is held in Duluth, but we were staying the weekend with my sister-in-law and… Continue reading Garry Bjorkland Half Marathon race recap: part one

Race day prep

It’s almost here! Two days from now I’ll have finished the Garry Bjorkland Half Marathon! In preparation I’ve been starting to lay out all of my race gear and obsessively checking the weekend forecast for Duluth. (so far chance of thunderstorms and high of 69 degrees. OK by me!) This week I also have been… Continue reading Race day prep