So the reason for my trip was to take a pragmatic marketing training on effective product marketing. While these kinds of things can sometimes be a waste of time, fortunately, this was not. The two full days went by really quickly and I found myself actually excited to implement some of the things I learned. Monday… Continue reading Chicago: days 2 and 3
Name: Katie M. Location/hometown: I grew up in Lakeville, MN (a southern suburb of Minneapolis) and now I live in South Minneapolis. How long have you been running? I started running in 2008 as a way to cope with the stress of graduate school that fit a graduate student budget (free) and ran my first 5K in the… Continue reading Weekly Wednesday Ragnar post: Meet Katie!
I’m obsessed with my hotel. Sunday night I got to see my friend Laura, who I grew up with in Lake Geneva. Her sister and brother-in-law live in the City and it was her brother-in-law’s 30th birthday! Laura invited me along to dinner, and I’m so glad she did — it was great to see… Continue reading Chicago: Day 1
Quick post because I’m about to go to bed. Chicago has been a whirlwind and I’m exhausted! I’ll have a full Chicago recap soon 🙂 So I have to start out by saying that I’m really proud of myself for getting in all of my half marathon training workouts this past week. Saturday night turned… Continue reading Weekend workouts
I’ve decided that with half marathon training kicking off, it’s a good excuse to start taking better care of myself. I know that sounds weird, but sometimes it takes something special to really motivate me. These are the things that I really want to focus on: Get better sleep (hopefully the SleepCycle app will help with… Continue reading A good excuse.
Lumberjack Heroes had our first team meeting Monday night! We held the meeting at my house and Skyped in Angela (from Houston) and FaceTimed my sister and brother-in-law (from Esko, MN). We’re so technological! Ragnar has a super detailed and helpful “Race Bible” that we walked through and went over answers to questions some of… Continue reading Weekly Wednesday Ragnar post: first team meeting!
After a long day of traveling last Friday, J and I arrived in Tampa around 4:30 in the afternoon and grabbed a shuttle to our hotel. We got dinner in the hotel restaurant and went to bed pretty early. J’s parents drove to Tampa from Minnesota and arrived sometime around 4 a.m. so they crashed… Continue reading No longer a cruise virgin.