Posted in April 2013

Happy Runniversary!

Happy Runniversary!

Last year at this time, Princess Alana and I had just laced up and toed the line at our first race ever. It was a local 5K and we were nervous, excited, elated, anxious and ready to see what a race environment felt like. It was our first race en route to the Castle for … Continue reading

BAMR Birthday Run

BAMR Birthday Run

BAMRs know how to throw a party!  And, not just any party.  For my 37th birthday I was overwhelmed by the generosity of my fellow BAMRs Jodi and Laural.  I have so much to be thankful for on this milestone and am so very appreciative of the good friends in my life that running has introduced me to. Here … Continue reading

Heartbreak beyond Heartbreak Hill

Heartbreak beyond Heartbreak Hill

I have never run a marathon, let alone tried to qualify for Boston. I was not in Boston today, nor were any of my friends. And yet, my heart breaks for the events that unfolded there today. I feel shaken. I feel angry. I feel as if my close friends were attacked. I feel as … Continue reading

Surviving a Training Slump

Surviving a Training Slump

Well, it has happened. Post-race blues have hit. Or maybe it’s the weather. For whatever reason, I’m not feeling the fire under my shoes in the same way I have been. My shine is wearing off. The highs of the Princess Half-Marathon are now behind us, and the next race is still weeks away. Ironically, … Continue reading