Race Recap: 2017 Twin Cities 10 Mile

This was my 7th 10 mile and 2nd TC 10 Mile. And was a great reminder why I love the distance and this race, specifically! Even though this training cycle included a stress reaction and a hamstring strain, it showed me just how effective cross training can be. My alarm off at 4:15. Breakfast was… Continue reading Race Recap: 2017 Twin Cities 10 Mile

Race Recap: 2017 Ragnar Great River

My alarm went off at 1:45 a.m. and I was out the door by 2:30 a.m. We met at Volee teammate Kaitlin’s place and was on the road to Winona by 3 freaking a.m. After a slight detour due to road construction and missing our 5:45 a.m. start time, we finally made it to the… Continue reading Race Recap: 2017 Ragnar Great River

Recap: Fall Great Lakes Bird Camp (AKA the greatest weekend ever)

Man, I’m coming down off of my bird camp high and it’s not pretty. So I stayed up late last night to write this and relive #allthememories. Sorry in advance that this is so long: Friday I rushed around all morning finishing up some last minute work, dropping off the little guy at daycare and… Continue reading Recap: Fall Great Lakes Bird Camp (AKA the greatest weekend ever)

Race Recap: Red, White and Boom! Half Marathon RELAY

Race morning was early. Calvin woke up at 3 and finally went back down around 3:30. I tossed and turned until 4:30 when my alarm went off. I ate the breakfast cookie I made the night before and drank a cup of coffee and glass of water. I wasn’t feeling my stride shorts for some… Continue reading Race Recap: Red, White and Boom! Half Marathon RELAY

Race Recap: 2014 Blubber Run + Flock Meetup

This past Saturday, J and I ran the Blubber Run, the inaugural 5k that’s a part of the Stevens Point Brewery’s Pointoberfest. I had no plan going into this — all I could think about was that the day I decided to stray from my Couch to 5k app and run a straight .5 miles on… Continue reading Race Recap: 2014 Blubber Run + Flock Meetup

Fun Run Recap: Girls on the Run Twin Cities 5K

I had been crossing my fingers for no rain so I was thrilled to wake up to dry skies and a zero percent chance of precipitation for the next few hours. For my outfit, I settled on capris, my Oiselle singlet and arm warmers and a headband. After a Picky Bar and some coffee, I… Continue reading Fun Run Recap: Girls on the Run Twin Cities 5K