8 Days and a 20 Mile Run!

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Where do I even start for this post.  I guess I can back up to the end of July when I last wrote something.  I just needed a break.  I needed to focus on being a good mom, girlfriend and … Continue reading

Clear Lake 10k

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This was me and Dares third time running this race, so we knew the drill and were excited for it to come around.  This is the only 10k we run each year, so it is a pretty big deal.  We … Continue reading

Battle Creek Half Marathon

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This recap will be a little different than normal.  I was a pacer for the 11 min/mile group for the inaugural BCHM, so this is more my experience with that and my overall thoughts on the race.  I will still … Continue reading

Topeka Road Run 5k

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Another 5k is in the books for me and well, to be honest I was imagining another bad recap before the race took place.  Pleasantly enough…that is not going to happen!  🙂 Monday started out with Dare and I getting … Continue reading

Courthouse Classic 5k

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Saturday morning started at 6am, with some peanut butter toast and a sleepy kid.  Dare and I were both signed up for this local 5k and loved that we didn’t need to be up extra early for the race start … Continue reading

Week 4: AFM Training

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Last week was week 4/16 in my Air Force Marathon training cycle.  It had a lot of good and some not so great mixed in! Sunday-6/19:  I had an easy 8 miler, Dare went with me and we had a … Continue reading

My Racing Bucket List

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I haven’t been writing much for the last week since Diggs (my 12 year old) decided to expose my household to pink eye.  So instead of opening up my laptop and writing I was disinfecting everything in my home.  🙂 … Continue reading

And The Winner is…

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I hope everyone had a wonderful fun filled weekend!  I sure know I did. I donated blood at work Friday.  Seriously one of my favorite things to do. It started with Diggs have a GREAT baseball game Friday night! Then … Continue reading

Discovering the Runner in Me

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Two years ago yesterday I ran my first adult 5k.  It was the first race I had signed up for on my own….ever!  Prior to this, I had participated in one Warrior Dash prior to this race and I walked … Continue reading

Wakarusa Maple Syrup 5k Race Recap

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I first found out about this race when reading Mark’s race recap Thursday.  I usually don’t do race day sign ups, let alone run a 5k.  But, I had been looking for one to run recently and  this wasn’t too … Continue reading