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
Overall thoughts: Amazing weather — we lucked out Eating real food makes a huge difference A minivan is plenty of room if you pack smart I love, love, love night running SO.MUCH.FUN. My alarm went off the earliest it’s ever gone off for a race — at 3 a.m. I showered, drank some coffee (and… Continue reading 2013 Ragnar Great River race recap
If all went well, my alarm went off this morning at 3 a.m. and we packed up the van and were on the road by 4:30 a.m. aaaaand right about now I’m likely cheering on our first runner, Angela, who just got into town from Cleveland last night (and she drove!) But I wanted to… Continue reading What I packed for Ragnar
Ohhh boy, Ragnar Great River is less than a month away and I’m getting exciiiiiited! We have all of our volunteers, both vans secured, team shirts ordered and I just sent out an email to my team to find a time for our last meeting before the race. I decided that it was probably a… Continue reading Ragnar: less than one month to go!
Name: Tim P. Location/hometown: Currently Esko, MN, but I am from Big Bend, WI — went to high school in Waukesha, WI How long have you been running? Since about year 2000— so for about 13 years Why did you decide to run Ragnar? I was given the opportunity to run on a team last year- and was very… Continue reading Weekly Wednesday Ragnar post: Meet Tim!
Last night, Andrea and I attended the 2nd annual Dollars for Distance, a silent auction benefiting Girls on the Run Twin Cities. It was a fantastic turnout and a well-organized event! And, bonus — I got to catch up with my former board-mates that I miss dearly. They had some great items to bid on… Continue reading Dollars for Distance 2013
Name: Mandy Location/hometown: Minneapolis How long have you been running? About 5 years Why did you decide to run Ragnar? Wanted to run it one more time since although it was exhausting the first time it was a lot of fun! How many Ragnar Relays have you run? 1 If you’ve run Ragnar before, what’s… Continue reading Weekly Wednesday Ragnar post: Meet Mandy!