As you might know, I’m currently training for my first 100 mile trail run in a few months (read training phase 1 recap here, training phase 2 recap here, and my time at Health & Fitness Week with my coach). I still need to write my Phase 3 recap – hopefully I can do that… Continue reading Orion 50 mile Beach Ultra 2018
After my awesome 100km trail run this spring, I decided to make the jump and signed up for my first 100 mile trail run late this year. The 2018/2019 run season is the last run season of my 30’s and what a better way to round out this decade than with my first century run!… Continue reading Training Phase 1: 100 Miles
On Sat Mar 10, 2018, I ran my first 100km trail race and placed 5th for females and 10th overall, shattering my goal of breaking 15 hours with an official time of 13 hours, 48 minutes, and 34 seconds! It was in San Angelo, TX, hosted by Trail Racing Over Texas (TROT) at the San… Continue reading My First 100km Trail Run
So as you may know, this weekend I competed in and completed my first ever 100km race in Trail Racing Over Texas’s Crazy Desert Trail Run in San Angelo State Park! It was totally epic and I am planning a hugely thorough blog post devoted to it that will cover my nutrition before/during/after the race,… Continue reading Guest Blog Posts: From My 100km Race Crew!
I got the flu 3 days before. The weather was hot as hell. I became dangerously ill during the race. Things went to complete $hit. But even though part of my body quit on me, my mind did not. I harnessed the power of my mind, and used my half a year and 1,400 miles… Continue reading My First 50 Mile Ultramarathon
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!
Pretty exciting stuff here! Like I mentioned a few posts ago in my first professional yoga photo shoot, I was interviewed a few weeks ago about my first ultramarathon and it made a real pod cast! It was a really neat experience and quite an honor too! If you had told me ten years ago that I’d… Continue reading My First Pod Cast Interview!
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!