A last minute bib transfer got me a spot in the 2018 MARINE CORPS MARATHON!!! My FIRST marathon ever!!! This is the race that first got my heart set of running a marathon years ago, and then I continued to push it off. So I knew given the opportunity I had to run it. While [...]
Since I started this journey, I knew I needed new sneakers. My current ones were 5 year old generic Nike's that needed to be replaced. They were great, they looked great, and I will still continue to use them one in a while, but I needed an upgrade. When my brothers ran track, my mom [...]
Pictures from my first half are finally here! This was my first half marathon... and amazing. All I kept thinking was "wow i'm really doing this" and "I can't believe I'm almost there"
A few weeks ago runners world posted a question in their weekly newsletter, asking if their readers would rather give up their phone or Garmin/fitness tracker. The responses were mixed. Some said neither, some said both, some picked their phone, some picked their tracker. While all arguments for their decision were valid, for me [...]
When I left for work 4 months ago I brought a couple books with me. One of these books was Jen Sincero's "you are a badass: how to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life" to read throughout my time. At first I was hesitant to read it because I assumed it [...]