Wow. That’s the kind of race you try to survive. 5 days and I finally feel fully recovered from one of the most difficult, yet incredible runs of my life thus far – one that I am certain will remain in this elite category of races for the rest of my days: The Tejas Trails… Continue reading My Second Ultramarathon
What an awesome weekend! The Knights won yet another Regional title and I survived yet another marathon! I’m going go ahead to put this marathon in the ‘Bad@$$ Category’ on my resume. Seriously, it was crazy. Sadly, I have hardly any race pics because my phone was triple zip-locked in my hydration vest due to the… Continue reading 2016 San Antonio Marathon
I have another cool running product review for you guys! In case you missed it, my first one was a few weeks back about the Nathan’s Sport Hydration pack. Next up are the Night Runner 270 shoe lights! My mom saw these on the entrepreneurial TV show Shark Tank (I don’t know how I missed… Continue reading Night Running Product Review: Shoe Lights
Earlier this year, I ran my first ultramarathon, a 50k (31 miles), with my friend Christy. It took us a minute or so past exactly 6 hours on a nice, windy spring day. In case you missed it, you can read about it here or listen to my podcast interview about it here (link in the post). Looking… Continue reading I’m Going to Run 50 Miles!
Yesterday I did something that I never thought I would ever be able to say! I ran my first ultramarathon! According to Wikipedia, an ultramarathon, “is any footrace longer than the traditional marathon length of 42.195 kilometres (26.219 mi).” In yesterday’s case, it was the Prickly Pear 50k, a 31 mile trail run. And having just run the New… Continue reading My First Ultramarathon!
I survived not only Bourbon Street of the French Quarter in New Orleans, but more importantly, another full marathon! Previously I had only run two full 26.2’s and they were both back in 2008 (Houston and San Antonio). At the time I swore I’d never run another. My official race times were around 4:44/4:45 for… Continue reading New Orleans Marathon – a PR for me!
You’ve been officially warned: long post alert! This is a very detailed summary of our recent trip to Big Bend National Park. If you’re interested in a trip there someday, check this out! Otherwise, maybe just scroll through the pictures – it’s a lot of detail. I will try to post pics along with my… Continue reading Big Bend: Potential Baby #4, Emergency Chopper & Lots More!